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Microbiology educator

Daniel Van Lim, American microbiology educator. Achievements include invention of bacteriological broth. Recipient Outstanding Contribution in Science and Technical award Florida Governor, Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation award Homeland Security, 2004.

Background

Lim, Daniel Van was born on April 15, 1948 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Don H. and Lucy (Toy) Lim.

Education

Bachelor in Biology, Rice U., 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., 1973. Postdoctoral fellow Baylor College Medicine, 1973-1976.

Assistant professor U South Florida, Tampa, 1976-1981, associate professor microbiology, 1981-1987, department chairman biology, 1983-1985, professor 1987. President Micro Concepts Research Corp. Director Institute Biomolecular Science, 1988-1993.

Consultant and expert witness in field.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow Baylor College Medicine, 1973-1976. Assistant professor University South Florida, Tampa, 1976-1981, associate professor microbiology, 1981-1987, chairman department biology, 1983-1985, professor, since 1987, distinguished university professor, since 2006. President Micro Concepts Research Corp.

Director Institute Biomolecular Science, 1988-1993. Co-director Center Excellence, since 2007. Consultant and expert witness in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of bacteriological broth.

Membership

Fellow American Academy Microbiology. Member Inter-American Society Chemotherapy (vice president 1983-1988), American Society Microbiology (president southeastern branch 1990-1991, member council 2000-2006, member career development committee, 1999—2008, branch organization committee member, since 2008, Carski award committee 1983-1986, Margaret Green Outstanding Teacher award, Puerto Rico Edwards award, Ivan Roth award).

Connections

Married Carol Lee, September 2, 1973.

father:
Don H. Lim

mother:
Lucy (Toy) Lim

spouse:
Carol Lee