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Lewis Fort Gibson

Lewis Fort Gibson, British microbiologist, educator. Fellow Australian Society Microbiology (treasurer since 1977); member Australian Institute Biology, SGM, SAB.

Background

  • Gibson, Lewis Fort was born on June 13, 1938 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Son of Lewis Fort and Helen Main Ferguson (Smith) Gibson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honours, Edinburgh University, Scotland, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Melbourne University, Australia, 1972.

    Career

    • Bacteriologist Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Hull/Aberdeen, ', Scotland, 1960-1963, Maharshi Dayanand University (PHL), Melbourne, Australia, 1964-1972. Lecturer/senior lecturer University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, since 1973. Consultant Insearch University of Technology, Sydney, since 1986.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals including Journal Applied Microbiology, Journal Applied Bacteriology, Letters in Applied Microbiology, Journal Hygiene, Cambridge, Medical Journal Australia, others. Sub-editor, contributor (parasitology slide sequence).

    Membership

    Fellow Australian Society Microbiology (treasurer since 1977). Member Australian Institute Biology, SGM, SAB.

    Connections

    • Married Moira Swanson Herkes, August 5, 1960. Children: Steven, Andrew, Amanda.
    • father: Lewis Fort Gibson
    • mother: Helen Main Ferguson (Smith) Gibson
    • spouse: Moira Swanson Herkes
    • children: Steven Gibson
    • Andrew Gibson
    • Amanda Gibson
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    Born June 13, 1938
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    • 1960
      Edinburgh University
    • 1972
      Melbourne University
    • 1960 - 1963
      Bacteriologist Department of Scientific and Industrial Research
      Scotland, Connecticut, United States
    • 1964 - 1972
      Bacteriologist Department of Scientific and Industrial Research
      Melbourne, Florida, United States
    • 1973
      lecturer/senior lecturer, University of Technology
      Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada