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Marcia Cathrine Shearer

Marcia Cathrine Shearer, American microbiologist, taxonomist. Member American Society for Microbiology, Society for Industrial Microbiology (editorial board Journal Industrial Microbiology since 1990), United States Federation for Culture Collections (secretary-treasurer 1980-1984, board directors since 1989), Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Shearer, Marcia Cathrine was born on October 27, 1933 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Daughter of William Peter and Kathleen Dorthea (Leifheit) Epple.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University, 1956. Master of Science, Wayne State University, 1963.

    Career

    • Associate microbiologist Parke, Davis & Company, Detroit, 1956-1961, microbiologist, 1962-1968, Smith Kline & French Laboratories, Philadelphia, 1968-1972, senior microbiologist, 1972-1975, associate senior investigator, 1975-1985, consultant in taxonomy, 1985-1986. Senior scientist Schering-Plough Corporation, Bloomfield, New Jersey, 1986-1989, principal investigator, since 1990. Presenter in field.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee antibiotics field.

    Membership

    Member American Society for Microbiology, Society for Industrial Microbiology (editorial board Journal Industrial Microbiology since 1990), United States Federation for Culture Collections (secretary-treasurer 1980-1984, board directors since 1989), Sigma Xi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Needlepoint, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Charles Moyer Shearer, June 7, l958.
    • father: William Peter Epple
    • mother: Kathleen Dorthea (Leifheit) Epple
    • spouse: Charles Moyer Shearer
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    Born October 27, 1933
    Nationality
    • 1956
      Ohio State University
    • 1963
      Wayne State University
    • 1956 - 1961
      Associate, microbiologist Parke
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1968 - 1972
      Associate, microbiologist Parke
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1986 - 1989
      senior, scientist Schering-Plough Corporation
      Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States
    • 1990
      senior, scientist Schering-Plough Corporation
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