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Deborah Ann Samac

Deborah Ann Samac, American plant pathologist, plant molecular biologist. Member American Phytopathol. Society, American Society Plant Physiologist.


  • Samac, Deborah Ann was born on January 30, 1959 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. Daughter of Peter P. and Del (Sweatt) Samac.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Biology, Colorado College, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Pathology, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1988.


    • Research technician Agrigenetics Advanced Research, Madison, Wisconsin, 1981-1983. Research assistant University Wisconsin, 1983-1988, Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1988-1991. Research plant pathologist USDA/ARS, St. Paul, since 1991.

      Adjunct assistan professor University Minnesota, St. Paul, since 1991.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals including The Plant Cell, Plant Physiology, and Plant Molecular Biology.


    Member American Phytopathol. Society, American Society Plant Physiologist.


    • Married John H. McCron, June 11, 1983.
    • father: Peter P. Samac
    • mother: Del (Sweatt) Samac
    • spouse: John H. McCron
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    Born January 30, 1959
    (age 58)
    • 1981
      Colorado College
    • 1988
      University Wisconsin
    • 1981 - 1983
      Research technician Agrigenetics Advanced Research
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1983 - 1988
      research assistant, University Wisconsin
    • 1988 - 1991
      research assistant, University Wisconsin
    • 1991
      research plant pathologist USDA/ARS