Prof. Haber

Arthur Haber


PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY


B.S., M.S., POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE OF BROOKLYN, 1972
Ph.D., UNIV OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, 1977
PHONE: 315-684-6184   FAX: 315-684-6392
E-MAIL:
habera@morrisville.edu

  BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

 

Born September 11, 1950; New York City; married (1989); one child. Education: public schools in New York City,

graduating from Brooklyn Technical High School in 1968; BS, Polytechnic University (formerly Brooklyn Poly),

summa cum laude, 1968; MS, Polytechnic University (research mentor - G. E. Wilson, Jr., thesis committee

members – H. Morawitz, Anita Lewin); Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1977,

(Ph.D. mentor – Ken L. Rinehart, Jr., thesis committee members – Harold Snyder and Robert M. Coates).

 

Appointments:

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: NIH Pre-Doctoral Trainee in Cellular and Molecular Biology,

     1975-1977; University Fellowship, 1972-1974; Teaching Assistant, 1974-1975

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor: Instructor, 1977

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor: Postdoctoral Research Associate (with John Wiseman), 1978-1979

Research Scientist Frederick Cancer Research Facility, 1979- 1982

Research Scientist Bristol Myers, 1983-1986

Morrisville State College: Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Department Head,

  Program Coordinator, 1988-present

Colgate University: Adjunct
Fellowships:

University Fellowship, 1972-1974

NIH Pre-Doctoral Trainee in Cellular and Molecular Biology, 1976-1977

 

Honors:

Who’s Who Among Americas Teachers 1996, 2000, 2006

 

  PAST RESEARCH  INTERESTS

 

Biosynthesis of natural products, utilization of stable isotopes, organic synthesis.

 

  PUBLICATIONS

 

B. H. J. Bielski, D. A. Comstock, A. Haber, P. C. Chan, “Peroxidase Mechanisms by Pulse Radiolysis, II, Reaction

of Horseradish Perxoidase Compound I with Superoxide Radical,” Biolchemica et Biophysica Acta, 1974,

350(1), 113-120.

A. Haber, "Synthesis of a Podophyllotoxin Analog Using a Novel Iodotrimethylsilane Mediated Fragmentation,"

Tetrahedron Letters, 1989, 30(41), 5537-5538.

A. Haber, "A Simple Preparation of 6-Chloro-5,8-Quinolinedione," Organic Preparations and Procedures, Int.,

1987, 19(2-30), 249-250.

A. Haber and B. D. Hilton, "Aza-Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons.  I.  Elucidation of the Regiochemistry of

1,2,3,4-Tetrahydroazabenz[a]anthracene-7,12-diones by Long-Range Carbon-Proton Coupling Constants,"

Organic Magnetic Resonance, 1983, 21(3), 168-172.

D. Weller, A. Haber, K. L. Rinehart, Jr., and P. F. Wiley, "Carbon-13 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Assignments of

Pactamycin and Related Compounds," Journal of Antibiotics, 1978, 31(10), 997-1006.

A. Haber, R. D. Johnson, and K. L. Rinehart, Jr., "Biosynthetic Origin of the C2 Units of Geldanamycin and

Distribution of Label from D-[6-13C]Glucose," Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1977, 99(10),

3541-3544.

R. D. Johnson, A. Haber, and K. L. Rinehart, Jr., "Geldanamycin Biosynthesis and Carbon Magnetic Resonance,"

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1974, 96(10), 3316-3317.

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COURSE OUTLINES® CHEM 121 CHEM 122 CHEM 242 CHEM 242L
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  Exp #12: REDOX Reactions I Exp #11: pH Determination  
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