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Anthony Rayburn Torkelson

Anthony Rayburn Torkelson, American biochemist. Fellow American Board Bioanalysis. Recipient Public Health traineeship National Institutes of Health, 1965-1969. Member American Chemical Society, American Association Pharmaceutical Scientists, American Society Pharmacognosy, Clinical Ligaud Assay Society (president 1988-1989).

Background

  • Torkelson, Anthony Rayburn was born on August 19, 1936 in Casper, Wyoming, United States. Son of Oliver Eugene and Frances Lucille (Rayburn) Torkelson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wyoming, 1958. Master of Science, University Wyoming, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1969.

    Career

    • Senior research associate Mead Johnson & Company, Evansville, Indiana, 1969-1978. Principal BioClin. Laboratories, Inc., 1976-1980. Manager technical operations International Clinical Laboratories, St. Louis, 1980-1981.

      Manager Research and Development SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories, 1981-1984. Principal Catalyst Consultant, since 1980. Research group leader Monsanto, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Fellow American Board Bioanalysis.

    Works

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Chemical Society, American Association Pharmaceutical Scientists, American Society Pharmacognosy, Clinical Ligaud Assay Society (president 1988-1989).

    Personality

    Interests

    Computer construction, fiction writing.

    Connections

    • Married Yvelise Laporte Padilla, August 5, 1959. Children: Magda Frances, Annelise Maria, Michele Marie.
    • father: Oliver Eugene Torkelson
    • mother: Frances Lucille (Rayburn) Torkelson
    • spouse: Yvelise Laporte Padilla
    • children: Magda Frances Torkelson
    • Annelise Maria Torkelson
    • Michele Marie Torkelson
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    Born August 19, 1936
    Nationality
    • 1958
      University Wyoming
    • 1960
      University Wyoming
    • 1969
      University Illinois
    • 1969 - 1978
      Senior, research associate Mead Johnson & Company
      Evansville, Indiana, United States
    • 1976 - 1980
      principal BioClin. Laboratories
    • 1980 - 1981
      manager, technical operations International Clinical Laboratories
    • 1980
      principal Catalyst Consultant
    • 1981 - 1984
      manager, Research and Development SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories
    • 1984
      research group leader, Monsanto
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