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Carroll Phillip Vance

Carroll Phillip Vance, American plant physiologist, biochemist, educator. Named Alumnus of Honor E. Tennessee State University, 1989; recipient Science and Education Director's award USDa, 1982, award of merit, 1985, 88, 89, 90, 91, Research award Crop Science Society, 1985, fellow, 1989.


  • Vance, Carroll Phillip was born on September 20, 1945 in Johnson City, Tennessee, United States. Son of Hubert Robert and Mildred (Barnett) Vance.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, E. Tennessee State University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1971.


    • Postdoctoral research fellow University British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1972-1974. Research associate Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1974-1976. Research professor, plant physiologist United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service University Minnesota, St. Paul, since 1976.

      Visiting professor Danish National Laboratories Roskilde, Denmark, 1988. Organization of European Cooperation and Development fellow Max Planck Institute, Cologne, Germany, 1982.


    • Author: (with others) Advances in Nitrogen Fixation Research, 1984, Plant Proteolytic Enzymes, 1986, Molecular Determinants of Plant Diseases, 1987, Alfalfa and Alfalfa Improvement, 1987. Member editorial board Plant Physiology, Crop Science, Phytopathology. Contributor over 150 articles to professional publications including Canada Journal Biochemistry, Biochemistry Journal, Crop Science, Plant Physiology, Journal Experimental Botany, and others.


    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Plant Physiologists, American Phytopath. Society, American Society Agronomy, Sigma Xi, Gamma Sigma Delta, Phi Kappa Phi.


    • Married Michele Ellen Montmore, December 27, 1966. Children: Michael, Coleen.
    • father: Hubert Robert Vance
    • mother: Mildred (Barnett) Vance
    • spouse: Michele Ellen Montmore
    • children: Michael Vance
    • Coleen Vance
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    Born September 20, 1945
    (age 72)
    • 1967
      E. Tennessee State University
    • 1971
      Ohio State University
    • 1972 - 1974
      Postdoctoral research fellow, University British Columbia
      Vancouver, Washington, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      research associate, Pennsylvania State University
      State College, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1976
      research professor