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Peter John Bechtel

Peter John Bechtel, American biology educator. Fellow United States Public Health Service, Muscular Dystrophy Association American. Member American Institute Nutrition, Institute Food Technologist, American Meat Science Association, American Society Animal Science.

Background

  • Bechtel, Peter John was born on April 9, 1943 in Minneapolis. Son of Martin John and Audrey (Jensen) Bechtel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Parsons College, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1971.

    Career

    • Chemist Quaker Oats Company, Chicago, 1966-1967. Biologist Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Bettsville, Maryland, 1970-1971. Research fellow University California, Davis, 1971-1975.

      Research expert National Institutes of Health National Cancer Institute Mol. Biological, Bethesda, Maryland, 1976-1977. Assistant professor biology Iowa State University, Ames, 1977-1980.

      Associate professor University Illinois, Urbana, 1980-1986, professor biology, 1986-1990. Professor Colorado State University, Fort Collins, since 1990. Visiting professor department medical genetics Medical Nobel Institute, Kavolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1988-1989.

    Works

    • Editor: Muscle as Food, 1986.

    Membership

    Member American Institute Nutrition, Institute Food Technologist, American Meat Science Association, American Society Animal Science.

    Connections

    • Married Edith Jane Rietfors, 1964. Children: Christian, Matthew.
    • father: Martin John Bechtel
    • mother: Audrey (Jensen) Bechtel
    • spouse: Edith Jane Rietfors
    • children: Christian Bechtel
    • Matthew Bechtel
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    Born April 9, 1943
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      Parsons College
    • 1971
      Michigan State University
    • 1966 - 1967
      Chemist, Quaker Oats Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1970 - 1971
      biologist Agricultural Research Service
      Bettsville, Ohio, United States
    • 1971 - 1975
      research fellow, University California
      Davis, West Virginia, United States
    • 1976 - 1977
      research expert National Institutes of Health National Cancer Institute Mol. Biological
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    • 1977 - 1980
      assistant, professor biology Iowa State University
      Ames, Iowa, United States
    • 1980 - 1986
      associate, professor University Illinois
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1990
      professor, Colorado State University
      Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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