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David Scott Woodruff

David Scott Woodruff, British biologist, educator. Research in genetics, ecology and evolution of land snails; evolution of animal species including gibbons and chimpanzees; host-parasite coevolution; schistosomiasis; conservation biology with field projects in Thailand. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member Society Systems Biological, Ecological Society of America, Society Conservation Biology.

Background

  • Woodruff, David Scott was born on June 12, 1943 in Penrith, England.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Melbourne, Australia, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology, University Melbourne, Australia, 1973.

    Career

    • Research fellow biologist Museum Company Zoology, 1973-1974. Assistant professor biology Purdue University, 1974-1980. Associate professor, 1980-1986.

      Professor biology University California, San Diego, since 1986. Lecturer ecology Comn. Extension Courses Harvard University, 1972-1974.

      Director Research Initiative & Support Program Development Ecology Purdue University, 1977-1979. Coordinator Project in Conservation Science University California, San Diego, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Research in genetics, ecology and evolution of land snails. Evolution of animal species including gibbons and chimpanzees. Host-parasite coevolution.

      Schistosomiasis; conservation biology with field projects in Thailand.

    Membership

    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Society Systems Biological, Ecological Society of America, Society Conservation Biology.

    Connections

    • Married, 1972; 2 children.
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    Born June 12, 1943
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      University Melbourne
    • 1973
      University Melbourne
    • 1973 - 1974
      Research fellow, biologist Museum Comp. Zoology
    • 1974 - 1980
      assistant, professor biology Purdue University
    • 1980 - 1986
      associate, professor
    • 1986
      professor, biology University California
      San Diego, California, United States