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David Louis Wilson

biologist

David Louis Wilson, American biologist. Achievements include development of procedures for gel electrophoresis and analysis of proteins, characterization of biochemical steps occurring during axon regeneration, describing implications of neuroscience for theories of consciousness and epistemology, testing several aging hypotheses, isolation of aging mutants.

Background

Wilson, David Louis was born on January 11, 1943 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Eugene Austin and Helen (Redmond) Wilson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1969.

Career

Research fellow California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1969-1972. Assistant/associate professor University Miami (Florida) School Medicine, 1972-1981, professor, since 1981, deputy dean academy affairs, 1982-1985. Interim dean graduate school University Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1983-1985, dean arts and science, 1985-1991, professor biology, since 1985, chair faculty senate, 1996-1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of procedures for gel electrophoresis and analysis of proteins, characterization of biochemical steps occurring during axon regeneration, describing implications of neuroscience for theories of consciousness and epistemology, testing several aging hypotheses, isolation of aging mutants.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Connections

Married Margaret Sarah Gibbons, July 8, 1967. 1 child, Mariah Elizabeth.

father:
Eugene Austin Wilson

mother:
Helen (Redmond) Wilson

spouse:
Margaret Sarah Gibbons

child:
Mariah Elizabeth Wilson