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Michael Anbar's Department of Biophysics Administrative and Faculty papers

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 19/8F/1136
Contains biographic and bibliographic materials of Michael Anbar, administrative records of the Department of Biophysical Sciences (including records of the 1982 State Department of Education review), and research papers. The papers reflect Anbar as chair of the Department of Biophysics before the department's merger with physiology.

Dates

  • 1974-1995

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

Michael Anbar's Department of Biophysics Administrative and Faculty Papers, 1974-1995, are open for research.

Please note: This collection is stored off-site. Access to collection requires 3 business days’ notice. Contact University Archives at (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu to schedule an appointment.

Copyright

Copyright is held by the State University of New York at Buffalo, University Archives. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (2 cartons)

Overview

Contains biographic and bibliographic materials of Michael Anbar, administrative records of the Department of Biophysical Sciences before merger with the Department of Physiology, and research files.

Biographical Note

Michael Anbar was born in the Free City of Danzig on 29 June 1927. He earned his Master's in physical chemistry from Hebrew University in 1950 and in 1953 earned his PhD in physical chemistry from the same institution. That same year, he married his wife Ada on 11 August. Together the had two children, Ran D. and Ariel D. Anbar would later publish papers with both his wife and son.

Anbar held several positions at the Weizmann Institute of Science, starting as a junior research chemist and leaving as associate professor. Anbar has consulted with the Israel Atomic Energy Commission and the Unites Stated Atomic Energy Commission. After serving in a number of positions at the Stanford Research Institute and National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center, Anbar joined the University at Buffalo as professor and chairman of the Department of Biophysical Sciences in 1977.

Anbar has also taught in other departments at the University at Buffalo including the Department of Dental Materials and Department of Ophthalmology and the Department of Biophysics at the Roswell Park Memorial Institute. From 1983-1984, Anbar served as Executive Director of the Health-Care Instruments and Device Institute and from 1983-1985 as Associate Dean for Applied Research in the School of Medicine.

Anbar's research interests are in medical instruments, medical education, and the application of computers in medical education.

Michael Anbar retired from the Department of Physiology and Biophysics in 2002 and retains the rank of professor emeritus.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in three series:
  1. Bio and Bibliographical
  2. Department of Biophysical Sciences, Administrative Records
  3. Research

Physical Location

Please note: This collection is stored off-site. Access to collection requires 3 business days’ notice. Contact University Archives at (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu to schedule an appointment.

Acquisition Information

No acquisition information available.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Nathan Tallman, August 2009.

Creator

Source

Title
Finding Aid for the Michael Anbar's Department of Biophysics Administrative and Faculty papers
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Nathan Tallman.
Date
2010
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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420 Capen Hall
Buffalo New York 14260-1674 US
716-645-2916
716-645-3714 (Fax)