Awards Programs Award Winners Harry Schachter

1998 Karl Meyer Award Winner


Harry Schachter , MD, PhD, FRSC
Research Institute
Senior Scientist Emeritus
Molecular Structure & Function

University of Toronto
Professor Emeritus
Dept. of Biochemistry

University Education:
1955 - BA (Physiology and Biochemistry), University of Toronto
1959 - MD, University of Toronto
1959 - 1960 Rotating General Internship, Toronto General Hospital
1964 - PhD (Biochemistry), University of Toronto (Supervisor, Gordon DIXON)

Staff Appointments:
Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto:

1964 - 1965, Assistant Professor
1965 - 1972, Associate Professor
1972 - 1998, Professor
1984 - 1989, Chairman
1998 - present, Emeritus Professor

Division of Structural Biology and Biochemistry,
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto:
1976 - 1989, Head
1976 - 1998, Senior Scientist
1998 - present, Emeritus Scientist

Research Interests:
Glycosyltransferases
Glycoprotein synthesis
Developmental biology
Caenorhabditis elegans
Drosophila melanogaster
Functional glycoproteomics

Achievements:
2001 - The Pan-American Association for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (PABMB) Plenary Lecturer Award, ASBMB Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, April 3, 2001.
2000 - Elected to the Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars, Baltimore MD
1998 - Karl Meyer Award of the Society for Glycobiology.
1998 - Honorary degree, Universit├Ąt der Bodenkultur (BOKU), Vienna, Austria.
1989,1990, 1992 - Visiting Professor, Universitat der Bodenkultur, Vienna, Austria.
1995 - Elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
1989 - Sandoz Lecture, Clinical Research Society of Toronto.
1989 - Visiting Professor, Donders Chair, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.
1985 - Boehringer-Mannheim Prize in Biochemistry
1964 - Starr Medal
1966 - 1968 - National Cystic Fibrosis Research Foundation Fellow
1960 - 1964 - Medical Research Council Post-doctoral Fellow
1959 - Cody Silver Medal