John Tyson

(*1947 December 12)

Education/Teaching Experience:

1969 B.S. in Chemistry, Wheaton College
1968 Ph.D. in Chemical Physics, University of Chicago
1974-1975 Assistant Professor of Mathematics, State University of New York at Buffalo 
1978-1982 Assistant Professor of Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State 
1982-1985 Associate Professor of Biology, VPI&SU
1985-1996 Professor of Biology, VPI&SU 
2005- Faculty Fellow, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute



1989 The Bellman Prize, Mathematical Biosciences
1992 Alumni Award for Research Excellence, VPI&SU
2000 Doctor honoris causa, Technical University of Budapest
2004 Virginia Outstanding Scientist of 2004 
2007 Aisenstadt Chair, Centre de Recherches Mathematiques
2009 Ziwet Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
2009 Associate Member, Royal Academy of Sciences, Belgium
2011 Arthur T. Winfree Prize, Society for Mathematical Biology


John Tyson is an American scientist currently working at Virginia Polytechnic and State University. His current field of study is: "molecular mechanisms underlying the control of cell growth division and death."