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scientific researcher

Gary David Foster, Irish scientific researcher. Recipinet Norbrook Laboratories Research medal, 1988, President's medal SEB, 1994. Member Qub Microbiology Society (president 1985-1986), Society of General Microbiology, Society of Experimental biology, Association of Applied Biologists, British Society for Plant Pathology.

Background

Foster, Gary David was born on April 22, 1965 in Lurgan, Northern Ireland. Son of Roy and Joan Foster.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, Queen's University, Belfast, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Virology, Queen's University, Belfast, 1990.

Career

Research associate Leicester University, United Kingdom, 1990-1992, research fellow United Kingdom, 1992-1996. Research fellow/academic Bristol University, United Kingdom, since 1996. Member American Association of Bioanalysts Plant Virology Committee, since 1994.

President Irish Molecular Genetics and Biologists, 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Plant Gene Isolation: Principles and Practice, Plant Virology Protocols: From Virus Isolation to Transgenic Resistance. Editorial board Molecular Biotechnology.

Membership

Member Qub Microbiology Society (president 1985-1986), Society of General Microbiology, Society of Experimental biology, Association of Applied Biologists, British Society for Plant Pathology.

Connections

Married Diana Hurd; children: James, Kirsty.

father:
Roy Foster

mother:
Joan Foster

spouse:
Diana Hurd

child:
James Foster

child:
Kirsty Foster