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Tracy Dale Wilkins

Tracy Dale Wilkins, American microbiologist, educator. National Institutes of Health grantee, since 1975, National Cancer Institute grantee, since 1979. Member American Society Microbiology, Society Intestinal Microecology and Disease (president 1989-1991).

Background

  • Wilkins, Tracy Dale was born on July 25, 1943 in Sparkman, Arkansas, United States. Son of James Edward and Lena Belle (Wilcox) Wilkins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Arkansas, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1969.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral University Kentucky Medical School, Lexington, 1969-1971. Assistant professor Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University, Blacksburg, 1972-1975, associate professor, 1972-1975, professor, 1980-1985, head department anaerobic microbiology, 1985-1993. Director Fralin Biotechnology Center Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Virginia, since 1993.

      President TechLab., Inc., since 1990.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

    Membership

    Member American Society Microbiology, Society Intestinal Microecology and Disease (president 1989-1991).

    Personality

    Interests

    Flying, hunting, fishing.

    Connections

    • father: James Edward Wilkins
    • mother: Lena Belle (Wilcox) Wilkins
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    Born July 25, 1943
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      University Arkansas
    • 1969
      University Texas
    • 1969 - 1971
      Postdoctoral University Kentucky Medical School
      Lexington, Kentucky, United States
    • 1972 - 1975
      assistant, professor Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University
      Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1993
      director, Fralin Biotechnology Center Virginia Technology
      Virginia, United States