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
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.