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Gennard Matrone

Gennard Matrone, American biochemist, educator. Recipient Nutrition Research award American Feed Manufacturers Association, 1964; Moorman Travel Research award, 1966.

Background

  • Matrone, Gennard was born on January 22, 1914 in Batavia, New York, United States. Son of Joseph and Margaret (Sogia) Matrone.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Dairy Chemistry, Cornell Univercity, 1938, Master of Science in Nutrition and Biochemistry, 1944. Doctor of Philosophy., North Carolina State College, 1950, married Alma Cox, November 14, 1939.

    Career

    • Chemist, United States Plant, Soil and Nutrition Laboratory, 1941-1952. Member of faculty North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1952-1975, Reynolds distinguished professor animal science, 1962-1975, William Neal Reynolds professor biochemistry, 1962-1975, acting chairman biochemistry faculty. 1963-1965, acting head biochemistry department, 1965-1967, head biochemsitry department, 1967-1975.

      Consultant department animal industry P.R. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1955. Agrl consultant in Peru, 1962.

    Works

    • Editorial board Journal Nutrition, 1964-1968. Contributor numerous articles to professional publications Research metabolism micronutrients, rumen metabolism, metabolism neo-natal pig, metabolism of volatile fatty acids, metalloenzymes.

    Membership

    Member of faculty North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1952-1975, Reynolds distinguished professor animal science, 1962-1975, William Neal Reynolds professor biochemistry, 1962-1975, acting chairman biochemistry faculty. Member nutrition study section National Institutes of Health, 1966-1970. Member subcommittee trace elements National Academy Science, 1966-1969.

    Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society Biological Chemists, New York Academy Sciences, American Institute Nutrition, Biometrics Society, American Chemical Society, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Society Biological Chemists, Sigma Xi, Gamma Sigma Delta (research award merit North Carolina State Chapter 1963), Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Children: Margaret, Kenneth.
    • father: Joseph Matrone
    • mother: Margaret (Sogia) Matrone
    • children: Margaret Matrone
    • Kenneth Matrone
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    Born January 22, 1914
    Died April 2, 1975
    (aged 61)
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