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Calvin Anthon Porter

Calvin Anthon Porter, American evolutionary biologist. Achievements include research in evolutionary genetics, systematics, herpetology and mammalogy. Recipient Gaige award American Society Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 1990; Helen Hodges scholar, 1990. Member Society Study of Evolution, American Society Mammalogists, Sigma Xi, Society for Study of Amphibians and Reptiles.

Background

  • Porter, Calvin Anthon was born on August 16, 1959 in Salt Lake City. Son of Richard D. and Lois (Gunderson) Porter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Brigham Young University, 1983. Master of Science, Brigham Young University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Tech University, 1992.

    Career

    • Research associate Wayne State University, Detroit, 1992-1997. Research fellow The Queen's University Belfast, 1994. Assistant professor School Medicine Wayne State University, 1996-1997.

      Research fellow University Michigan, 1997-1998. Research associate Texas Technology University, Lubbock, 1998-1999, visiting assistant professor, since 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in evolutionary genetics, systematics, herpetology and mammalogy.

    Works

    • Editorial advisory board Chromosome Research, 1993-1995. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Society Study of Evolution, American Society Mammalogists, Sigma Xi, Society for Study of Amphibians and Reptiles.

    Connections

    • Married Ann M. Agner, August 22, 1997. Children: Karen Denise Bruck, Sean Thomas Bruck, Mark Alan Porter.
    • father: Richard D. Porter
    • mother: Lois (Gunderson) Porter
    • spouse: Ann M. Agner
    • children: Karen Denise Bruck Porter
    • Sean Thomas Bruck Porter
    • Mark Alan Porter
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    Born August 16, 1959
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1983
      Brigham Young University
    • 1986
      Brigham Young University
    • 1992
      Texas Tech University
    • 1992 - 1997
      Research associate, Wayne State University
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1994
      research fellow, The Queen's University Belfast
    • 1996 - 1997
      assistant, professor School Medicine Wayne State University
    • 1997 - 1998
      research fellow, University Michigan
    • 1998 - 1999
      research associate, Texas Technology University
      Lubbock, Texas, United States
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