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David Thomas Gibson

David Thomas Gibson, American microbiology educator. Recipient Career Development award United States Public Health Service, 1972-1977; grantee National Institutes of Health, since 1995, United States Air Force, 1996-1999.


  • Gibson, David Thomas was born on February 16, 1938 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England. United States citizen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry 1st class honors, University Leeds, England, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University Leeds, England, 1964.


    • Lecturer in biology Leeds Technology College, 1962-1963. Research associate University Wisconsin College Pharmacy, Madison, 1964-1965. Research associate department microbiology University Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1965-1967.

      Assistant professor microbiology department University Texas, Austin, 1967-1968, 69-71, associate professor microbiology department, 1971-1975, professor microbiology department, 1975-1988, director Center for Applied Microbiology, 1981-1988. Edwin B. Green professor biocatalysis and microbiology College Medicine, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1988—2004. Retired, 2004

      Research biochemist pharmaceuticals division Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd., Aderley Park, Cheshire, England, 1968-1969.

      Latin America visiting professor National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico City, 1976. Member microbial chemistry study section National Institutes of Health, 1977-1980. Member science advisory board Applied Molecular Genetics, 1981-1988.

      Member various university committees.


    • Associate editor Devels. In Industrial Microbiology, 1975-1979. Member editorial board Journal Bacteriology, 1979-1983, 88-91, 95-97, Journal Biological Chemistry, 1980-1988, Biodegradation, 1989-1996.

      Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society for Microbiology (Foundation lecturer 1981-1982, Procter and Gamble award in appled and environmental microbiology 1997), American Chemical Society, Society for Industrial Microbiology, Federation American Societies for Experimental Biology, American Academy Microbiology (member nominating committee 1988-1990), National Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.


    • Married; two children.
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    Born February 16, 1938
    • 1961
      University Leeds
    • 1964
      University Leeds
    • 1962 - 1963
      Lecturer, in biology Leeds Technology College
    • 1964 - 1965
      research associate, University Wisconsin College Pharmacy
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1965 - 1967
      research associate, department microbiology University Illinois
    • 1967 - 1968
      assistant, professor microbiology department University Texas
      Austin, Texas, United States
    • 1988 - 2004
      Edwin B. Green professor, biocatalysis and microbiology College Medicine
      Iowa City, Iowa, United States
    • 2004
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