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Herman Eisen

Brief Bio

Herman N. Eisen was professor emeritus in the Department of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Eisen was president of The American Association of Immunologists from 1968 to 1969 and served on the AAI Council from 1963 to 1969. He was awarded the AAI Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997 and the AAI Behring-Heidelberger Award in 1993.

Oral History – Full Interview

Interview Date: Friday, May 4, 2012
Location: Boston, MA

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Oral History – Transcript

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Oral History – Clips

AAI Service History

Joined: 1951
President: 1968–1969
Vice President: 1967–1968
Councillor: 1963–1967

The Journal of Immunology
Associate Editor: 1954–1959, 1968–1974
Section Editor: 1987–1989

Nominating Committee: 1969–1970 (chair), 1972–1973 (chair)
Long Range Planning Committee: 1970–1971 (chair)
Awards Committee: 1978–1979, 1990–1992, 1992–1993 (chair)
Blue Ribbon Panel: 1978–1979
Committee for Liaison with DRG, NIH: 1993–1995
Liaison Committee with Research Granting Agencies: 1995–1998 (chair)

Other Service
AAI Representative to FASEB Board: 1967–1970

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Institutional/Biographical Links

  • MIT Department of Biology profile
  • The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, MIT, profile


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