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Alan Ernest Bessette

educator , microbiologist , mycologist , researcher

Alan Ernest Bessette, American mycologist, educator, microbiologist, researcher. Member American Society for Medical Technology, American Society for Microbiology, American Mycological Society, North America Mycological Society, American Academy Microbiology, Mid York Mycological Association (advisor since 1985).

Background

Bessette, Alan Ernest was born on January 25, 1946 in Morrisville, Vermont, United States. Son of Ernest University and Gloria A. (Ducharme) Bessette.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Vermont, 1968. Master of Science, University Oregon, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy., University Maine, 1982.

Career

Registered microbiologist, medical technologist. Instructor University Maine, Orono, part-time 1973-1982. Microbiology supervisor Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1973-1982.

Marketing manager Affiliated Laboratory, Inc., Bangor, 1982-1983. Professor microbiology Utica College of Syracuse University, New York, since 1983. Consultant Dahl-Cahse Pathol.

Associates, Bangor, 1973-1983, Faxton Hospital, Utica, 1984-1985.

Works

  • Author: Guide to Some Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of New York, 1985. Contributor articles to professional journals. Public speaker Utica College Speakers Bureau, since 1983.

    Grantee United States Public Health Service, 1968, Sigma Xi, 1979, Utica College, 1985.

Membership

Member American Society for Medical Technology, American Society for Microbiology, American Mycological Society, North America Mycological Society, American Academy Microbiology, Mid York Mycological Association (advisor since 1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography; naturalist. Tennis; poet.

Connections

Married Judith Anne Contois, December 28, 1968 (divorced 1984).; married Arleen Rainis, October 4, 1991. Children– Monique E., Michael A.

father:
Ernest University Bessette

mother:
Gloria A. (Ducharme) Bessette

spouses:
Judith Anne Contois

Arleen Rainis

children:
Monique E. Bessette

Michael A. Bessette