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Marvin William Makinen Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Marvin W. Makinen has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the biophysics and education industries



Dr. Makinen currently works as a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Chicago.

    CHICAGO, IL, August 15, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Marvin Makinen a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Marvin Makinen celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Backed by nearly 50 years of professional excellence in his field, Dr. Makinen currently works as a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Chicago, where he studies the structural basis of enzyme action through the detailed correlation of the electronic structure, stereochemistry, and molecular structure of enzyme-substrate complexes, along with other scholars in the field. At the start of his career, he served at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center as an intern. Subsequently, he became a research associate with the National Institutes of Health and has since lent his expertise to Oxford University and the University of Chicago.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Oxford University, Dr. Makinen holds a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry, an MD, and a DPhil in molecular biophysics. In order to remain engage and active in his professional circles, he affiliates himself with the American Chemical Society, the Biophysics Society, the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

A contributor to numerous articles in professional journals, Dr. Makinen has been recognized many times for his work in the field. In addition to earning fellowships through the National Institutes of Health and the Freie Universitat Berlin, Dr. Makinen has been featured in many editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the Midwest, and Who's Who in Science and Engineering.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Marvin Makinen has been featured on the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.

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Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who's Who in America , Marquis Who's Who has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who's Who in America remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who's Who website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

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