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Barbara Hotham Iglewski

Barbara Hotham Iglewski, American microbiologist, educator. Achievements include research in bacterial toxins and pathogenesis of gram negative bacteria, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Legionella pneumophila. Fellow Pennsylvania State University, 1964-1965, University Colorado Medical Center, 1965-1966, Public Health Research Institute New York, 1966-1968; senior fellow Walter Reed Army Institute Research, 1976-1977.

Background

  • Iglewski, Barbara Hotham was born on March 23, 1938 in Freeport, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Allegheny College, 1960. Master of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, Pennsylvania State University, 1964.

    Career

    • Instructor Oregon Health Science University, 1968-1969, assistant professor, 1969-1973, associate professor, 1973-1979, professor microbiology, 1970-1986. Professor, chair department microbiology and immunology University Rochester (New York ) School Medicine and Dentistry, since 1986, vice provost for research and graduate affairs, since 1995. Member bacterial and mycotic disease study section, National Institutes of Health, 1979-1983;member research and training committee National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 1981-1984, vaccine related biological product committee, 1981-1982.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in bacterial toxins and pathogenesis of gram negative bacteria, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Legionella pneumophila.

    Membership

    Fellow American Academy Microbiology. Member American Society Microbiology (president 1987-1988, chair publication board 1990).

    Connections

    • Married, 1965; 2 children.
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    Nationality
    • 1960
      Allegheny College
    • 1962
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1964
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1986
      professor
    • 1995
      professor
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