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educator , Geneticist , Statistician

Bruce Spencer Weir, New Zealand Statistician, educator, geneticist. Guggenheim Foundation fellow, 1983. Fellow Royal Society New Zealand (honorary); member Genetics Society American (associate editor 1977-1997), American Society Human Genetics (associate editor 1993-1995), Human Genome Organisation, Biometric Society.

Background

Weir, Bruce Spencer was born on December 31, 1943 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Son of Gordon Ralph and Margaret Annie (Hodder) Weir. came to the United States, 1976.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, U. Canterbury, New Zealand, 1965; Doctor of Philosophy, North Carolina State University, 1968.

Career

Senior lecturer, Massey U., Palmerston North, New Zealand, 1970-1976; professor department statistics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, since 1976; William Neal Reynolds professor, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Genetic Data nalysis. Editor conference proceedings, 1984, 88, 90

    • contributor over 100 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Royal Society New Zealand (honorary). Member Genetics Society American (associate editor 1977-1997), American Society Human Genetics (associate editor 1993-1995), Human Genome Organisation, Biometric Society.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Anna Swainson, August 7, 1971. Children: Claudia Beth, Henry Bruce.

father:
Gordon Ralph Weir

mother:
Margaret Annie (Hodder) Weir

spouse:
Elizabeth Anna Swainson

children:
Claudia Beth Weir

Henry Bruce Weir