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Lawrence Bogorad

Lawrence Bogorad, Maria Moors Cabot professor of biology emeritus, died on 28 December 2003, while vacationing with his family in Mexico. Dr. Bogorad, known for his research on photosynthesis and plant genetics, was a member of the faculty for several decades. He retired in 1991, but maintained a laboratory in the department to the time of his death.

Dr. Bogorad served as president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Society of Plant Physiologists; he was a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society.

A memorial service is planned for family, friends, and colleagues of Dr. Bogorad, on Friday, May 7, 2004, at 3:30 pm. For details and a printed invitation with RSVP, please contact Kimberly Kriz). A one-day symposium will follow on Saturday, May 8; for information and registration details, email enno.krebbers@cgr.dupont.com or asteinme@pt.lu.

Please visit our Lawrence Bogorad Tribute Site, which includes a Guestbook and a memorial biography.

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