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Bruce Gerber

Bruce Gerber, American microbiologist, researcher. Achievements include identification of Salmonella serotypes previously undocumented in Pennsylvania; improvement of rapid fermentation test for the identification of fastidious gram-negative bacteria; isolation and characterization of several pseudomonas cepacia phages; research on development of nonradioactive nucleic acid-based diagnostic assays.

Background

  • Gerber, Bruce was born on May 26, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Temple University, 1969. Postgraduate, University Pennsylvania, 1970.

    Career

    • Clinical microbiologist Pennsylvania Department Health, Lionville, 1973-1989. Research microbiologist Temple University School Medicine, Philadelphia, since 1989. Consultant National Diagnostics, Inc., Manville, New Jersey, 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include identification of Salmonella serotypes previously undocumented in Pennsylvania. Improvement of rapid fermentation test for the identification of fastidious gram-negative bacteria. Isolation and characterization of several pseudomonas cepacia phages.

      Research on development of nonradioactive nucleic acid-based diagnostic assays.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to Public Health Laboratory, Journal Clinical Microbiology.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Microbiology.
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    Born May 26, 1948
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Temple University
    • 1970
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1973 - 1989
      Clinical microbiologist, Pennsylvania Department Health
      Lionville, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1989
      research microbiologist, Temple University School Medicine
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States