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Daniel David Jones

Daniel David Jones, American biochemist, biotechnologist. Member Fairfax (Virginia) commission on the Arts, since 1998, Goliard Brass Ensemble, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1967-1970, McLean (Virginia) Chamber Orchestra, 1974-1980. Member American Chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon (Pearce prize 1964).

Background

  • Jones, Daniel David was born on January 9, 1943 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. Son of Chester Monroe and Mildred Lucille (Chase) Jones.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Iowa, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University Michigan, 1970.

    Career

    • Research associate Georgetown University, Washington, 1971-1973, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, 1973. Biomedical consultant General Electric Company, Arlington, Virginia, 1973-1975. Staff associate Association American Medical Colleges, Washington, 1975-1976.

      Consumer safety officer United States Food and Drug Administration, 1976-1980. Branch chief Food Safety Inspection Service United States Department of Agriculture, 1980-1986, deputy director Office of Agricultural Biotechnology, 1986-1996. National program leader biotechnology Reserve Education Extension Service, since 1996.

      Member biotechnology research review subcommittee Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board, 1993. Co-chairman biotechnology workshop National Agriculture Biotechnology Council, Ithaca, 1990. Moderator transgenic technical workshop Office Technology Assessment, Washington, 1990.

      Expert witness Transgenic Patent Reform Act, Washington, 1989. Founder United States Department of Agriculture advisory committee agricultural biotechnology research, Washington, 1987. Chairman interagency committees United States Department of Agriculture, 1987.

      Consultant Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1976-1977.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Fairfax (Virginia) commission on the Arts, since 1998, Goliard Brass Ensemble, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1967-1970, McLean (Virginia) Chamber Orchestra, 1974-1980. Member American Chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon (Pearce prize 1964).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Jane Edwards, August 10, 1975.
    • father: Chester Monroe Jones
    • mother: Mildred Lucille (Chase) Jones
    • spouse: Mary Jane Edwards
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    Born January 9, 1943
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      Purdue University
    • 1967
      Purdue University
    • 1970
      Michigan State University
    • 1970 - 1974
      Assistant, professor biology University Alabama
      Birmingham, United Kingdom, United Kingdom