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Irene Varelas Wesley

Irene Varelas Wesley, American research microbiologist. Achievements include research in DNA probe for Campylobacter Fetus (patent). Danforth Foundation winner for outstanding undergraduate teaching, 1975-1980. Member American Society Microbiology, International Association Milk, Food, Environmental Sanitarians, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Wesley, Irene Varelas was born on November 6, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Manuel Menard Varelas and Rosario Balcorta Latini.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1965. Department of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, 1973. Master of Arts, University California, Irvine, 1967.

    Career

    • Associate professor Metro. State College, Denver, 1975-1980, University Colorado, Denver, 1977-1980. Microbiologist Plum Island Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service, Greenport, New York, 1980-1983, National Animal Disease Center, United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service, Ames, Iowa, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in DNA probe for Campylobacter Fetus (patent).

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Society Microbiology, International Association Milk, Food, Environmental Sanitarians, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Ronald Douglas Wesley, December 14, 1968. Children: Nicole Amelia, Carlos.
    • father: Manuel Menard Varelas
    • mother: Rosario Balcorta Latini
    • spouse: Ronald Douglas Wesley
    • children: Nicole Amelia Wesley
    • Carlos Wesley
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    Born November 6, 1943
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1973
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1967
      University California
    • 1975 - 1980
      Associate, professor Metro. State College
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1977 - 1980
      Associate, professor Metro. State College
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      microbiologist, Plum Island Laboratory
      Greenport, New York, United States
    • 1985
      microbiologist, Plum Island Laboratory
      Ames, Iowa, United States

    Award