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Richard B. Crawford
Professor of Biology, Emeritus
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Trinity College faculty member since 1967
General Profile
Ph.D., Univ. of Rochester (1959)
A.B., Kalamazoo College (1954)

Professor Crawford came to Trinity in 1967 as Associate Professor of Biology, after holding a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Rochester (1959) and then serving as Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania (1959-1967).  At Trinity, he taught General Biochemistry, Molecular Genetics, and Environmental Studies, and mentored students conducting research in his lab. His research interests included the biochemistry of embryo development and the effects of drilling fluids on marine embryo development.  During his career at Trinity, he spent research leaves at Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Univ. of California San Diego (1974), The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME (1988), the Department of Biology, U. of Warwick, Coventry, U.K. (1988), and the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, U. of Edinburgh, U.K. (1996).  He also conducted research in his home laboratories and at Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, Salisbury Cove, Maine.  He retired from Trinity in 1998.