|Birth: ||Sep. 22, 1899|
|Death: ||Jul. 30, 1984|
Obituary: The Baltimore Sun July 31, 1984
Anna D. Bergner dies, was biologist
Private graveside services will be held Thursday for Anna Dorothy Bergner, a retired research biologist.
Dr. Bergner, who was 85, and lived at the Stella Maria Hospice for the last five years of her life died early yesterday after a stroke.
Born in Baltimore, Dr. Bergner was a graduate of Eastern High School and received her bachelors degree from Goucher College in 19??). She received her Masters and doctoral degrees from Columbia University in 1927 and 1928 respectively.
Dr. Bergner authored or co-authored more than 40 publications in the fields of cylogenetics and histochemistry, both involving study of cells. She was a cytalogist in the department of genetics at the Carnegie Institution of Washington, in Cold Spring, NY., from 1928 to 1943.
She held the post of cytogeneteist, and worked on a synthetic rubber project at the Bureau of Plant Industry in Salina, Calif. during World War II from 1943 to 1945. Dr. Bergner was a biologist at the Army Chemical Center's medical laboratories in Edgewood from 1947 to 1961.
Dr. Bergner was a member Phil Beta Kappa Signa Chi, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Institute of Biological Sciences, Graduate Women in Science and the American Association of University Women.
Dr. Bergner had recently set up a endowment with the AAUW in her name for women continuing their studies in genetics.
She is survived by two nephews, Edwin B. Lehnert and C. Richard Lehnert, both of Baltimore.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Association of University Women.
Charles Bergner (1860 - 1944)
Anna Birkenstock Bergner (1871 - 1954)
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