Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches
TERRELL H. HAMILTON
Terrell H. Hamilton, retired professor of zoology, died on August 30, 1990, in Austin. He was 55.
Professor Hamilton was born on January 2, 1935, in Brownwood, Texas. He received his bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University in 1955. He earned master's and PhD degrees from Harvard University in 1956 and 1960, respectively.
Dr. Hamilton joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1961. He was an authority on reproductive biology and ornithology. He was best known for his work on the molecular biology of hormone receptors. In 1985 he was awarded the Hans Kreb London Biochemical Society Medal for his research. In addition, Professor Hamilton studied physiology with nobel laureate Peter Medawar in London, under a Guggenheim Fellowship.<signed>
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 17, 2000. Additional biographical sources can be found in the UT Office of Public Affairs.