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David Louis Wilson

David Louis Wilson, American biologist. Achievements include development of procedures for gel electrophoresis and analysis of proteins, characterization of biochemical steps occurring during axon regeneration, describing implications of neuroscience for theories of consciousness and epistemology, testing several aging hypotheses, isolation of aging mutants.

Background

  • Wilson, David Louis was born on January 11, 1943 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Eugene Austin and Helen (Redmond) Wilson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1969.

    Career

    • Research fellow California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1969-1972. Assistant/associate professor University Miami (Florida) School Medicine, 1972-1981, professor, since 1981, deputy dean academy affairs, 1982-1985. Interim dean graduate school University Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1983-1985, dean arts and science, 1985-1991, professor biology, since 1985, chair faculty senate, 1996-1998.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of procedures for gel electrophoresis and analysis of proteins, characterization of biochemical steps occurring during axon regeneration, describing implications of neuroscience for theories of consciousness and epistemology, testing several aging hypotheses, isolation of aging mutants.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Sarah Gibbons, July 8, 1967. 1 child, Mariah Elizabeth.
    • father: Eugene Austin Wilson
    • mother: Helen (Redmond) Wilson
    • spouse: Margaret Sarah Gibbons
    • child: Mariah Elizabeth Wilson
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    Born January 11, 1943
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      University Maryland
    • 1969
      University Chicago
    • 1969 - 1972
      Research fellow, California Institute of Technology
      Pasadena, California, United States
    • 1982 - 1985
      assistant/associate professor, University Miami (Florida) School Medicine
    • 1983 - 1985
      interim dean graduate school University Miami
      Coral Gables, Cayman Islands
    • 1985 - 1991
      interim dean graduate school University Miami
    • 1996 - 1998
      interim dean graduate school University Miami
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