Robert B. Low, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Molecular Physiology
& Biophysics

  • B.A., Princeton, 1963
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago, Physiology, 1968
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Mass. Inst. of Tech., Cambridge, MA, 1968-70 (Biology)
  • University of Vermont, since 1970

Grant Review

  • NIH Special Study Sections: 1973, 1985, 1986, 1990
  • NIH Ad Hoc Member on Site Visits: 1976, 1982, 1985, 1988
  • Vermont Heart Association: (1974 - 1978)
  • Veterans Administration: 1976
  • March of Dimes: 1979
  • American Diabetes Association: 1983
  • Canadian Research Council: 1988-1992.

Service & Major Administrative Assignments

University Committees

  • Cell Biology Steering Committee, 1973-1979
  • Search Committee for Chairman of Zoology, 1975-1976
  • Chemistry Review Committee, 1975-1976
  • Microbiology Review Committee, 1978-1979
  • Executive Committee, Graduate College, 1982-1985
  • Search Committee, Chairman, Dept. Medicine, 1983-1984
  • Search Committee for Dean, Division of Agriculture, Natural
  • Resources and Extension, 1984
  • Bicentennial Committee, Biological Sciences, 1987
  • Division of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Extension,
  • Long-Range Planning Committee under Dean McLean, 1988-1989
  • Review Committee for Chair of Electrical Engineering, 1990-1991
  • University Planning Committee under President George Davis, 1991-1992
  • President’s Commission on Critical Choices under President Thomas Salmon (member, Co-Chair, Chair), 1992-1993


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College Committees

  • Clinical Research Center Steering Committee, 1976-1978
  • Vermont Lung Center Board of Directors, 1976-1981
  • Vermont Cancer Center Steering Committee, 1974-1978
  • Research Committee (Chairman), 1974-1976
  • ad hoc Committee to Review Radiological Safety (Chairman), 1982
  • Faculty Standards Committee, 1983-1984, 1987
  • Planning Committee (Chair), 1992

Department Committees

  • Research Committee, 1974-1984
  • Graduate Education Committee, 1974-1984
  • Long-Range Planning Committee, 1974-present
  • Search Committee, New Faculty, 1983-1988

Other Committees

  • Program Committee, Intl. Society Heart Research Conference, Burlington, VT, June 1981

Community Service

  • Choral Union, 1970-1981
  • Chorus (Oriana), Baroque Ensemble, 1981-present
  • Sierra Club Steering Committee, Northern Vermont, 1973-1976

Editorial Service

  • American Journal of Physiology, American Journal of Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology,
  • American Review of Respiratory Disease, Cell Tissue Research, Experimental Cell Research,
  • Journal of Biological Chemistry, Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry,
  • Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, Science, Thorax.

Societies

  • American Society of Cell Biology
  • American Thoracic Society

Current Teaching

  • PSL301: Medical Physiology, Endocrinology, Winter/Spring, 11 hrs.
  • PSL301: Medical Physiology, Endocrinology, Summer, 11 hrs.

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