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Research mycologist

Gerald Fremont Bills, American Research mycologist. Gordhandas Sunderdas Burlingham fellow New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, 1984. Member Mycological Society American (program committee annual meetings since 1989), British Mycol.Soc., American Phytopath. Society, Society Industrial Microbiology.

Background

Bills, Gerald Fremont was born on June 4, 1955 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of Gerald Eugene and Betty Caroline (Pickering) Bills.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture cum laude, West Virginia University, 1978; Master of Science in Plant Pathology, West Virginia University, 1980; Doctor of Philosophy in Botany, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1985.

Career

Graduate research assistant department plant pathology and bacteriology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1978-1980; graduate teaching assistant department biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1980-1985; research affiliate botanist Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory, USDA Agricultural Research Svc., Beltsville, Maryland., 1985-1987; assistant professor department botany, U. Wyoming, Laramie, 1987-1988; senior research microbiologist, Merck Research laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey, 1988-1992; research fellow, Merck Research laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey, since 1992. Foreman multiflora rose extermination program West Virginia Department Agriculture, Clarksburg, summer 1980. Visiting scientist Commonwealth Mycological Institute, United Kingdom, 1986.

Visiting scientist Merck Sharp & Dohme de España, 1989. Instructor field mycology State University of New York, Cortland, 1987. Referee Mycologia, Canada Journal Botany, Mycotaxon.

Presenter at professional meetings, since 1980. Research fellow Buffalo Museum Science, 1988.

Membership

Member Mycological Society American (program committee annual meetings since 1989), British Mycol.Soc., American Phytopath. Society, Society Industrial Microbiology.

Connections

Married Maria Eugenia Herrero-Zabaleta, January 19, 1990.

father:
Gerald Eugene Bills

mother:
Betty Caroline (Pickering) Bills

spouse:
Maria Eugenia Herrero-Zabaleta