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Kamal A. Rashid

Kamal A. Rashid, Iraqi university administrator, research educator. Iraqi Ministry Higher Education scholar. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society for Industrial Microbiology, American Society Microbiology, American Chemical Society, Environmental Mutagen Society, Rotary.

Background

  • Rashid, Kamal A. was born on September 11, 1944 in Sulaimania, Kurdistan, Iraq. Came to the United States, 1972. Son of Ahmad Rashid and Habiba M. Muhiedin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Baghdad, Iraq, 1965. Master of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1978.

    Career

    • Laboratory instructor University Baghdad, Iraq, 1966-1972. Member faculty University Basrah, Iraq, 1978-1980, University Sulaimania, Iraq, 1980-1983. Senior research associate, visiting professor Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1983-1986, research associate professor department biochemistry and molecular biology, 1992-2000.

      Associate director, professor biotechnology center Utah State University, Logan, since 2000. Director Biotechnology Training Program program Pennsylvania State University, 1989-2000, director summer symposium molecular biology, 1991-1992. Vice president Cogenic Inc., State College, Pennsylvania, 1989-1990.

      Consultant, speaker biotechnology training program developer.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society for Industrial Microbiology, American Society Microbiology, American Chemical Society, Environmental Mutagen Society, Rotary.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, swimming, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Afifa B. Sabir, May 23, 1970. Children: Niaz K., Neian K., Suzanne K.
    • father: Ahmad Rashid
    • mother: Habiba M. Muhiedin
    • spouse: Afifa B. Sabir
    • children: Niaz K. Rashid
    • Neian K. Rashid
    • Suzanne K. Rashid
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    Born September 11, 1944
    (age 72)
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    • 1965
      University Baghdad
    • 1974
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1978
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1966 - 1972
      Laboratory instructor, University Baghdad
      Iraq
    • 1978 - 1980
      member, faculty University Basrah
      Iraq
    • 1980 - 1983
      member, faculty University Basrah
      Iraq
    • 1983 - 1986
      senior, Pennsylvania State University
      University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1983 - 1986
      visiting professor, Pennsylvania State University
      University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
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