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Vincent Peter Gutschick

Vincent Peter Gutschick, American biologist, educator. Member American Society Plant Physiologists, American Institute Biological Sciences, Ecological Society of America.


  • Gutschick, Vincent Peter was born on July 24, 1945 in Berwyn, Illinois, United States. Son of Vincent William and Frances Genevieve (Stonich) Gutschick.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Notre Dame, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, California Institute of Technology, 1972.


    • National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow University California, Berkeley, 1971-1972. J.W. Gibbs Instructor Yale University, New Haven, 1972-1975. Director's postdoctoral fellow Los Alamos (New Mexico) National Laboratory, 1975-1977, consultant, 1977-1978, staff member, 1978-1985.

      Associate professor New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1985-1991, professor, since 1991. Visiting fellow Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Canberra, Australia, 1991, Carnegie Institute Plant Biology, Stanford, California, Australian National U, Canberra, 1994. Program officer National Science Foundation, Washington, 1992-1993.

      Distinguished visiting fellow Latrobe University, Melbourne, Australia.


    • Functional Biology of Crop Plants
    • There have recently been a number of advances in the subject of physiological plant ecology, but most of this work has concentrated on wild growth, where the success of the plant is judged by 'goals' considerably different from those of maximal yield in agriculture.
    • Author: A Functional Biology of Crop Plants, 1987. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member American Society Plant Physiologists, American Institute Biological Sciences, Ecological Society of America.



    Photography, travel.


    • Married; 1 child, David Duncanson.
    • father: Vincent William Gutschick
    • mother: Frances Genevieve (Stonich) Gutschick
    • child: David Duncanson Gutschick
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    Born July 24, 1945
    (age 72)
    • 1966
      University Notre Dame
    • 1972
      California Institute of Technology
    • 1971 - 1972
      National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow, University California
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1972 - 1975
      J.W. Gibbs Instructor, Yale University
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1985 - 1991
      associate, professor New Mexico State University
      Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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