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Gennard Matrone

biochemist , educator

Gennard Matrone, American biochemist, educator. Recipient Nutrition Research award American Feed Manufacturers Association, 1964; Moorman Travel Research award, 1966.

Background

Matrone, Gennard was born on January 22, 1914 in Batavia, New York, United States. Son of Joseph and Margaret (Sogia) Matrone.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Dairy Chemistry, Cornell Univercity, 1938, Master of Science in Nutrition and Biochemistry, 1944. Doctor of Philosophy., North Carolina State College, 1950, married Alma Cox, November 14, 1939.

Career

Chemist, United States Plant, Soil and Nutrition Laboratory, 1941-1952. Member of faculty North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1952-1975, Reynolds distinguished professor animal science, 1962-1975, William Neal Reynolds professor biochemistry, 1962-1975, acting chairman biochemistry faculty. 1963-1965, acting head biochemistry department, 1965-1967, head biochemsitry department, 1967-1975.

Consultant department animal industry P.R. Agricultural Experiment Station, 1955. Agrl consultant in Peru, 1962.

Works

  • Editorial board Journal Nutrition, 1964-1968. Contributor numerous articles to professional publications Research metabolism micronutrients, rumen metabolism, metabolism neo-natal pig, metabolism of volatile fatty acids, metalloenzymes.

Membership

Member of faculty North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1952-1975, Reynolds distinguished professor animal science, 1962-1975, William Neal Reynolds professor biochemistry, 1962-1975, acting chairman biochemistry faculty. Member nutrition study section National Institutes of Health, 1966-1970. Member subcommittee trace elements National Academy Science, 1966-1969.

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society Biological Chemists, New York Academy Sciences, American Institute Nutrition, Biometrics Society, American Chemical Society, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Society Biological Chemists, Sigma Xi, Gamma Sigma Delta (research award merit North Carolina State Chapter 1963), Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Children: Margaret, Kenneth.

father:
Joseph Matrone

mother:
Margaret (Sogia) Matrone

children:
Margaret Matrone

Kenneth Matrone