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Richard Mayne Longnecker

Richard Mayne Longnecker, American molecular virologist. Achievements include construction of Herpes simplex virus strain that is suitable as a vaccine against Herpes simplex virus. Research grantee University Michigan, 1979-1982, National Institutes of Health University Chicago, 1987, Leukemia Society, since 1988; Regent Alumni scholar University Michigan, 1980.

Background

  • Longnecker, Richard Mayne was born on October 22, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Richard S. and Josephine A. (Quesnel) Longnecker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Michigan, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1987.

    Career

    • Research fellow University Chicago, 1987-1988, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1989-1993. Professor Northwestern University, Chicago, since 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include construction of Herpes simplex virus strain that is suitable as a vaccine against Herpes simplex virus.

    Works

    • Author: Prototype Herpes simplex virus Vaccines, 1987, Genetic Engineering of Herpes simplex virus, 1988, Herpes simplex virus As Vectors, 1989.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association Microbiology, Leukemia Society of America (vice president Illinois chapter).

    Connections

    • father: Richard S. Longnecker
    • mother: Josephine A. (Quesnel) Longnecker
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    Born October 22, 1959
    (age 57)
    Nationality
    • 1982
      University Michigan
    • 1987
      University Chicago
    • 1987 - 1988
      Research fellow, University Chicago
    • 1989 - 1993
      Research fellow, University Chicago
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1993
      professor, Northwestern University
      Chicago, Illinois, United States