At A Glance

Name: Lawrence DeLucas

Age: 52

Title: Director, Center for Biophysical Sciences and Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham, since 1994

Prior Experience: BS, MS in chemistry; BS in physiological optics, UAB

Doctor of optometry, UAB, 1981

PhD in biochemistry, UAB, 1982

NASA chief scientist for International Space Station, 1994-95

Conducted protein crystallization experiments on a 14-day mission on space shuttle Columbia in 1992.


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