Photosynthesis Research

, Volume 96, Issue 1, pp 9–14 | Cite as

Jack Edgar Myers (1913–2006), an algal physiologist par excellence

  • Jerry J. BrandEmail author
  • David W. Krogmann
  • C. O. Patterson



We thank Govindjee for inviting and editing this manuscript. The authors thank friends and former students of Jack Myers who contributed to this tribute by sharing their memories and insights. These included David Becker, Jan Brown, Judy Edmiston, Jim Eley, David Fork, Norman Hackerman, Ray Holton, Kaori Ohki, and Jindong Zhao. We especially thank Bonnie O’Neil for her extensive work at every stage in the preparation of this manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerry J. Brand
    • 1
    Email author
  • David W. Krogmann
    • 2
  • C. O. Patterson
    • 3
  1. 1.MCD-Biology A6700University of TexasAustinUSA
  2. 2.Department of BiochemistryPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  3. 3.Department of Biological SciencesTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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