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biochemist , Molecular biologist

Bryant Richard Villeponteau, American biochemist, molecular biologist. Recipient American Federation of Aging award, 1990; American Cancer Society grantee, 1988-1991; National Investigation Agency senior fellow, 1990-1991; National Science Foundation grantee, 1991-1995. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Microbiology, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Background

Villeponteau, Bryant Richard was born on December 19, 1944 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Son of Bryant Marion and Lena Ann (Baticore) Villeponteau.

Education

Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1967. Master of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1977.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow University of California at Los Angeles, 1978-1980, assistant research chemist, 1981-1986. Assistant professor University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1986-1992. Program leader telomerase therapy Geron Corporation, Menlo Park, California, since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Journal of Gerontology, 1991-1994.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Microbiology, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, hiking.

Connections

Married Junli Feng, August 2, 1989.

father:
Bryant Marion Villeponteau

mother:
Lena Ann (Baticore) Villeponteau

spouse:
Junli Feng