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Andrew Jon O'Beirne

Andrew Jon O'Beirne, American virologist. Achievements include chromogenic enzyme substrates patent; patent for method of removing lipid inhibitors from limulus amecocyte lysate. With United States Air Force, 1970-1971. Member American Society Microbiology, American Public Health Association, American Association Pathologists, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • O'Beirne, Andrew Jon was born on October 26, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Carl Ellis and Gloria M. (Teti) O'B.

  • Education

    • Master in Public Health, University Michigan, 1972. Doctor of Public Health, University Michigan, 1973.

    Career

    • Co-head virus production Whittaker Bioproducts Inc., Walkersville, Maryland, 1973-1974, director Research and Development, 1974-1978, vice president Research and Development, 1978-1980, vice president operations and Research and Development, 1980-1983, senior vice president, since 1983, general manager diagnostics division, since 1984. Lecturer, member science advisory council Hood College, Frederick, Maryland, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include chromogenic enzyme substrates patent. Patent for method of removing lipid inhibitors from limulus amecocyte lysate.

    Membership

    With United States Air Force, 1970-1971. Member American Society Microbiology, American Public Health Association, American Association Pathologists, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Ann O'Neill, June 22, 1968. Children: Jonathan, Elizabeth.
    • father: Carl Ellis O'B.
    • mother: Gloria M. (Teti) O'B.
    • spouse: Patricia Ann O'Neill
    • children: Jonathan O'Beirne
    • Elizabeth O'Beirne
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    Born October 26, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      University Michigan
    • 1973
      University Michigan
    • 1973 - 1974
      Co-head, virus production Whittaker Bioproducts Incorporated
      Walkersville, Maryland, United States