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Bryant Richard Villeponteau

Bryant Richard Villeponteau, American biochemist, molecular biologist. Recipient American Federation of Aging award, 1990; American Cancer Society grantee, 1988-1991; National Investigation Agency senior fellow, 1990-1991; National Science Foundation grantee, 1991-1995. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Microbiology, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Background

  • Villeponteau, Bryant Richard was born on December 19, 1944 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Son of Bryant Marion and Lena Ann (Baticore) Villeponteau.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1967. Master of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1977.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow University of California at Los Angeles, 1978-1980, assistant research chemist, 1981-1986. Assistant professor University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1986-1992. Program leader telomerase therapy Geron Corporation, Menlo Park, California, since 1993.

    Works

    • Member editorial board Journal of Gerontology, 1991-1994.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Microbiology, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, hiking.

    Connections

    • Married Junli Feng, August 2, 1989.
    • father: Bryant Marion Villeponteau
    • mother: Lena Ann (Baticore) Villeponteau
    • spouse: Junli Feng
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    Born December 19, 1944
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1969
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1977
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1986 - 1992
      assistant, professor University Michigan
      Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
    • 1993
      program leader, telomerase therapy Geron Corporation
      Menlo Park, Gauteng, South Africa