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Maxwell William Nimeck

Maxwell William Nimeck was Canadian microbiologist, biochemist. Achievements include research in strains of actinomyces in production for antibiotics nystatin, amphotericin, streptomycin and gentamicin. Research grantee Rockefeller Foundation, 1958-1962, National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow, 1962-1963.

Background

  • Nimeck, Maxwell William was born on October 20, 1932 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Came to the United States, 1958. Son of Michael and Agnes EudoƱia (Anonychuk) Nimeck.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University Alberta, 1955. Master of Science in Bacteriology, University Alberta, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, University Texas, 1962.

      Postgraduate, University Wisconsin, 1963.

    Career

    • Pharmacist Belleview Pharmacy, Edmonton, 1955-1958. Instructor in pharmacy and bacteriology University Alberta, 1957-1958. Postdoctoral fellow University Wisconsin, Madison, 1962-1963.

      Senior microbiologist E.R. Squibb, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1963-1977. Principal microbiologist Schering Plough Research Institute, Kenilworth, 1977-1996, retired, 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in strains of actinomyces in production for antibiotics nystatin, amphotericin, streptomycin and gentamicin.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiology, Society for Industrial Microbiology, Society for General Microbiology United Kingdom, Canada Society Microbiology, New York Academy of Sciences Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Frances Gazze, October 5, 1974.
    • father: Michael Nimeck
    • mother: Agnes EudoƱia (Anonychuk) Nimeck
    • spouse: Mary Frances Gazze
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    Born October 20, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1955
      University Alberta
    • 1957
      University Alberta
    • 1962
      University Texas
    • 1963
      University Wisconsin
    • 1955 - 1958
      Pharmacist Belleview Pharmacy
      Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    • 1957 - 1958
      instructor, in pharmacy and bacteriology University Alberta
    • 1962 - 1963
      postdoctoral fellow, University Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1963 - 1977
      senior, microbiologist E.R. Squibb
      New Brunswick, Canada
    • 1977 - 1996
      principal microbiologist, Schering Plough Research Institute
      Kenilworth, New Jersey, United States
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