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John Louis Murad

John Louis Murad, American clinical microbiology educator. University Texas Medical Branch research fellow Galveston, 1958-1959; National Science Foundation travel grantee, 1972; North Atlantic Treaty Organization regional science participant Germany, 1972; Science Information Exchange fellow Great Britain, 1974.


  • Murad, John Louis was born on December 15, 1932 in Tyler, Texas, United States. Son of Louis George and Ruby (Sawyer) Murad.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Austin College, 1956. Master of Science, North Texas State University, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1965.


    • Instructor biology Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, 1959-1961, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1961-1965. Member faculty Louisiana Technology University, Ruston, 1965-1988, associate professor zoology, 1967-1970, professor, 1970-1988, director research and graduate studies, College Life Sciences, 1971-1988, retired, 1988. Professor medical laboratory science University Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, since 1991.

      Safety management consultant.


    • Zoology
    • The new 7th edition of Zoology continues to offer students an introductory general zoology text that is manageable in size and adaptable to a variety of course formats.


    Party affiliation: presbyterian (elder).


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Served with Medical Corps Army of the United States, 1953-1955, Korea. Member American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Testing and Materials, American Association of University Professors, American Institute Biological Sciences, American Society Microbiology, Southwestern Society Microbiology, Louisiana Academy of Sciences, Texas Academy of Sciences, New York Academy of Sciences, Helminthol. Society Washington, Society Nematologists, European Society Nematology, Masons, Shriners, Kiwanis, Sigma Xi.


    • Married Sameera Hamra. Children: John Nichols, Philip Louis, David Clay, Richard Andrew.
    • father: Louis George Murad
    • mother: Ruby (Sawyer) Murad
    • spouse: Sameera Hamra
    • children: John Nichols Murad
    • Philip Louis Murad
    • David Clay Murad
    • Richard Andrew Murad
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    Born December 15, 1932
    • 1956
      Austin College
    • 1958
      North Texas State University
    • 1965
      Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University
    • 1959 - 1961
      Instructor, biology Stephen F. Austin State University
      Nacogdoches, Texas, United States
    • 1961 - 1965
      Instructor, biology Stephen F. Austin State University
      College Station, Texas, United States
    • 1965 - 1988
      member, faculty Louisiana Technology University
      Ruston, Louisiana, United States
    • 1991
      professor, medical laboratory science University Texas Southwestern Medical Center
      Dallas, Texas, United States
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