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Russell John McCandliss

Russell John McCandliss, American biochemist, researcher. Achievements include patent in biological nematocide; patents pending in recombinant DNA technology-cloned euxarotic proteins. Recipient predoctoral traineeship National Institutes of Health, 1974-1978, postdoctoral fellowship Roche Institute Molecular Biology, Nutley, New Jersey, 1978-1980.

Background

  • McCandliss, Russell John was born on January 18, 1948 in Pittsburgh. Son of John H. and Marjorie S. (Steele) McCandliss.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Tennessee, 1969. Master of Science, Purdue University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1978.

    Career

    • Senior research scientist Genex Corporation, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 1981-1982, principal research scientist, 1983-1986, IGI Biotechnology, Columbia, Maryland, 1982-1983. Research director ChemGen Corporation, Gaithersburg, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patent in biological nematocide. Patents pending in recombinant DNA technology-cloned euxarotic proteins.

    Works

    • Author: (book) Methods in Enzymology, 1980. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Sergeant United States Army, 1971-1974. Member American Chemical Society, American Society for Microbiology.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Kajner, Sept 27, 1973. Children: Michelle, Marianne, Jacob.
    • father: John H. McCandliss
    • mother: Marjorie S. (Steele) McCandliss
    • spouse: Elizabeth Kajner
    • children: Michelle McCandliss
    • Marianne McCandliss
    • Jacob McCandliss
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    Born January 18, 1948
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      University Tennessee
    • 1972
      Purdue University
    • 1978
      Purdue University
    • 1981 - 1982
      Senior, research scientist Genex Corporation
      Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
    • 1982 - 1983
      Senior, research scientist Genex Corporation
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1986
      research director, ChemGen Corporation
      Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States