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Tilahun Daniel Yilma

Tilahun Daniel Yilma, American virologist, veterinarian, educator, researcher. Recipient Ciba-Geigy prize Ciba-Geigy Ltd., 1990, Beecham award, 1988. Member of National Academy of Sciences.

Background

  • Yilma, Tilahun Daniel was born on December 15, 1943 in Bulki, Gemugofa, Ethiopia.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Science, University California, Davis, 1968. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University California, Davis, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, University California, Davis, 1977.

    Career

    • Head veterinary scv. Minister Agriculture, Harar, Ethiopia, 1970-1971. Lecturer United Nations Development Programme/Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations) of the United Nations School for Animal Health Assistants, DebreZeit, Ethiopia, 1971-1972. Research associate United States Department of Agriculture, Greenport, New York, 1977-1979.

      Assistant professor veterinary microbiology, pathology Washington State University, Pullman, 1980-1985, associate professor veterinary microbiology, pathology, 1985-1986. Professor virology University California, Davis, since 1986, director International Laboratory Molecular Biology for Tropical Disease Agents.

    Works

    • Patentee in field.

    Membership

    Member of National Academy of Sciences.

    Connections

    • Parents Wolde-Ab Yilma and Getenesh Negewo.
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    Born December 15, 1943
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      University California
    • 1970
      University California
    • 1977
      University California
    • 1970 - 1971
      Head, veterinary scv. Minister Agriculture
      Ethiopia
    • 1971 - 1972
      lecturer, United Nations Development Programme/Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations) of the United Nations School for Animal Health Assistants
      Ethiopia
    • 1977 - 1979
      research associate, United States Department of Agriculture
      Greenport, New York, United States
    • 1980 - 1985
      assistant, professor veterinary microbiology
      Pullman, Washington, United States
    • 1986
      professor, virology University California
      Davis, West Virginia, United States
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    Award