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John Alexander Lucas

John Alexander Lucas, British cell biologist, plant pathologist. Member British Society for Plant Pathology, British Mycological Society, International Society for Plant Pathology.

Background

  • Lucas, John Alexander was born on May 21, 1948 in Molesey, Surrey, England. Son of Leslie and Denise (Bennett) Lucas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honours, University Exeter, England, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Exeter, England, 1973.

    Career

    • Demonstrator University Keele, England, 1973-1974, University Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1974-1976. Lecturer University Nottingham, England, 1976-1989, senior lecturer England, 1989-1994. Head cell biology IACR Long Ashton Research Station, University Bristol, England, since 1994, head plant pathology IACU Rothamsted England, since 1999.

    Works

    • Septoria on Cereals: A Study of Pathosystems
    • Foliar diseases of cereals, especially wheat, caused by Septoria and Stagonospora species are now recognized as among the most significant causes of losses in cereal production worldwide.

    Membership

    Member British Society for Plant Pathology, British Mycological Society, International Society for Plant Pathology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sports, photography, poetry.

    Connections

    • Married Kathleen Bonnie Wilkes, July 11, 1970 (divorced 1998). Children: Anna, Eleanor, Alex. Married Adelia S.A.T. de Paula, 1999.
    • father: Leslie Lucas
    • mother: Denise (Bennett) Lucas
    • spouses: Kathleen Bonnie Wilkes
    • Adelia S.A.T. de Paula
    • children: Anna Lucas
    • Eleanor Lucas
    • Alex Lucas
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    Born May 21, 1948
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      University Exeter
    • 1973
      University Exeter
    • 1973 - 1974
      Demonstrator University Keele
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      Demonstrator University Keele
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1976 - 1989
      lecturer, University Nottingham
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1994
      head, cell biology IACR Long Ashton Research Station
      England, Arkansas, United States