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David Sydney Teakle

David Sydney Teakle, Australian plant virologist, plant pathologist. Fulbright travel grantee, 1959; fellow Miller Institute for Basic Research, 1962, Humboldt Foundation, 1972. Member American Phytopathological Society, Australasian Plant Pathology Society.

Background

  • Teakle, David Sydney was born on February 1, 1932 in Perth, Australia. Son of Laurence John and Beatrice Elizabeth (Inch) Teakle.

  • Education

    • Bachelor Agricultural Science, Queensland University, Brisbane, Australia, 1954. Master Agricultural Science, Queensland University, Brisbane, Australia, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1963.

    Career

    • Plant pathologist Queensland Department Primary Industries, 1954-1959, 63-66. Research assistant University California, Berkeley, 1959-1963. Lecturer, senior lecturer, then reader University Queensland, 1966-1994, honorary research consultant, since 1995.

    Works

    • Contributor over 100 articles to professional journals, 14 chapters and reviews to books in field.

    Membership

    Member American Phytopathological Society, Australasian Plant Pathology Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, conversation.

    Connections

    • Married Kathryn Yarwood, January 29, 1961. Children: Bruce, Christopher, Elizabeth, Graham.
    • father: Laurence John Teakle
    • mother: Beatrice Elizabeth (Inch) Teakle
    • spouse: Kathryn Yarwood
    • children: Bruce Teakle
    • Christopher Teakle
    • Elizabeth Teakle
    • Graham Teakle
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    Born February 1, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1954
      Queensland University
    • 1963
      Queensland University
    • 1963
      University California
    • 1954 - 1959
      Plant pathologist Queensland Department Primary Industries
    • 1959 - 1963
      research assistant, University California
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1966 - 1994
      lecturer, lecturer
    • 1966 - 1994
      senior, lecturer
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