Eldridge Melvin Bertke, American cell biologist. Decorated DFC, Air medal with six oak leaf clusters.; Recipient Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation fellowship, 1952-1955. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946.; Member New York Academy Science, American Society Cell Biology, Electron Microscopy Society American, Sigma Xi, Tri Beta, Phi Sigma.; Club:.
Assistant professor, head department U. Dubuque, 1956-1958. With Arizona State University, Tempe, from 1958, professor histology, cytology, department zoology, from 1967. Consultant toxicology, private industry, surgeon general United States Army, 1973-1978.
Molecular biologist Institute Research Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, from 1970.
Born August 19, 1920