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Alan Ernest Bessette

Alan Ernest Bessette, American mycologist, educator, microbiologist, researcher. Member American Society for Medical Technology, American Society for Microbiology, American Mycological Society, North America Mycological Society, American Academy Microbiology, Mid York Mycological Association (advisor since 1985).

Background

  • Bessette, Alan Ernest was born on January 25, 1946 in Morrisville, Vermont, United States. Son of Ernest University and Gloria A. (Ducharme) Bessette.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Vermont, 1968. Master of Science, University Oregon, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy., University Maine, 1982.

    Career

    • Registered microbiologist, medical technologist. Instructor University Maine, Orono, part-time 1973-1982. Microbiology supervisor Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1973-1982.

      Marketing manager Affiliated Laboratory, Inc., Bangor, 1982-1983. Professor microbiology Utica College of Syracuse University, New York, since 1983. Consultant Dahl-Cahse Pathol.

      Associates, Bangor, 1973-1983, Faxton Hospital, Utica, 1984-1985.

    Works

    • Author: Guide to Some Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of New York, 1985. Contributor articles to professional journals. Public speaker Utica College Speakers Bureau, since 1983.

      Grantee United States Public Health Service, 1968, Sigma Xi, 1979, Utica College, 1985.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member American Society for Medical Technology, American Society for Microbiology, American Mycological Society, North America Mycological Society, American Academy Microbiology, Mid York Mycological Association (advisor since 1985).

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography; naturalist. Tennis; poet.

    Connections

    • Married Judith Anne Contois, December 28, 1968 (divorced 1984).; married Arleen Rainis, October 4, 1991. Children– Monique E., Michael A.
    • father: Ernest University Bessette
    • mother: Gloria A. (Ducharme) Bessette
    • spouses: Judith Anne Contois
    • Arleen Rainis
    • children: Monique E. Bessette
    • Michael A. Bessette
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    Born January 25, 1946
    (age 71)
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