Francis O. Schmitt

Affiliations: 
Biology and Biological Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Area:
structure and molecular properties of proteins, of cells, and of tissues; neuroscience
Website:
http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/1995/obit-schmitt.html
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(1903 - 1995)
http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/deceased-members/50783.html
http://books.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=9649&page=342
https://biology.mit.edu/events/francis_o_schmitt_lecture

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Parents

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Joseph Erlanger grad student 1927 Washington University
 (The conduction of the impulse through cold blooded heart muscle locally altered)
Gilbert N. Lewis post-doc 1927 UC Berkeley (Chemistry Tree)
Jack Cecil Drummond post-doc 1928 UCL (Chemistry Tree)
Otto Fritz Meyerhof post-doc 1929 Kaiser-Wilhelm Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg (Chemistry Tree)
Otto Warburg post-doc 1929 Kaiser-Wilhelm Institute for Biology, Berlin (Chemistry Tree)

Children

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David Floyd Waugh grad student 1940 Washington University (Chemistry Tree)
Mario Luxoro grad student 1956 MIT
Arnold Hastings Nevis grad student 1956 MIT
Norman Geschwind post-doc MIT
Hugh Esmor Huxley post-doc 1952 MIT (Chemistry Tree)
Bernard Agranoff post-doc 1950-1952 MIT
Edwin W. Taylor post-doc 1959 MIT (Cell Biology Tree)

Collaborators

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Richard Scott Bear collaborator 1939 Washington University (Chemistry Tree)
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Schmitt FO. (1984) Molecular regulators of brain function: a new view. Neuroscience. 13: 991-1001
Schmitt FO, Dev P, Smith BH. (1976) Electrotonic processing of information by brain cells. Recent research augurs an important role for neuronal local circuits in higher brain function Science. 193: 114-120
Blaurock AE, Caspar DL, Schmitt FO. (1971) X-ray diffraction of living nerve. Small-angle diffraction. Neurosciences Research Program Bulletin. 9: 512-5
Schmitt FO. (1971) X-ray diffraction studies of living nerve. Wide-angle diffraction. Neurosciences Research Program Bulletin. 9: 510-2
Schmitt FO. (1970) Promising trends in neuroscience. Nature. 227: 1006-8
Bloom FE, Iversen LL, Schmitt FO. (1970) Macromolecules in synaptic function. Neurosciences Research Program Bulletin. 8: 325-455
Davison PF, Schmitt FO. (1968) The enzymatic dissection of tropocollagen. Hoppe-Seyler's Zeitschrift FüR Physiologische Chemie. 349: 119-24
Schmitt FO. (1968) Fibrous proteins--neuronal organelles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 60: 1092-101
Schmitt FO. (1967) [Macromolecular data processing in the central nervous system]. Klinische Wochenschrift. 45: 863-8
Schmitt FO. (1966) Protein specificity and neuronal function. Shinkei Kenkyū No Shimpo. Advances in Neurological Sciences. 10: 297-9
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