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Thomas Georg Eckhardt

Thomas Georg Eckhardt, Swiss, American molecular geneticist. Achievements include patents in areas of antibiotic molecular genetics and vaccines; development of plasmid identification method. Recipient Fellowships, Swiss-American Society, Nutley, New Jersey, 1974, State of Zurich, 1975, 76, City of Zurich, 1975. Member American Society Microbiology.

Background

  • Eckhardt, Thomas Georg was born on August 16, 1944 in Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland. Came to the United States, 1975. Son of Artur A. and Gertrud A. (Tschudi) Eckhardt.

  • Education

    • Diploma science national, Swiss Institute Advanced Technology, Zurich, 1969. Doctor science national, Swiss Institute Advanced Technology, Zurich, 1974.

    Career

    • Research professor New York University Medical School, New York City, 1975-1980. Research chemist Smith Kline & French, Philadelphia, 1981-1987. Research and development manager Lederle, Pearl River, New York, since 1987.

      Adjunct professor New York University Medical School, New York City, since 1981.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents in areas of antibiotic molecular genetics and vaccines. Development of plasmid identification method.

    Membership

    Member American Society Microbiology.

    Connections

    • Married Irene L. Zerebeckjy, October 4, 1980. Children: Nicholas T., Lukas G.
    • father: Artur A. Eckhardt
    • mother: Gertrud A. (Tschudi) Eckhardt
    • spouse: Irene L. Zerebeckjy
    • children: Nicholas T. Eckhardt
    • Lukas G. Eckhardt
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    Born August 16, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Swiss Institute Advanced Technology
    • 1974
      Swiss Institute Advanced Technology
    • 1975 - 1980
      Research professor, New York University Medical School
    • 1981 - 1987
      research chemist, Smith Kline & French
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1987
      research and development manager, Lederle
      Pearl River, Louisiana, United States