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educator , immunologist , medical researcher , microbiologist

Gerald James Domingue, American medical researcher, educator, microbiologist, immunologist. Guaranty scholar University Southwestern Louisiana, 1958; grantee National Institutes of Health, 1970-1997, Schlieder Foundation, Armour Pharmaceutical House, VA, Cadwallader Family Foundation, Medical Technology Corporation, Orion Diagnostica; decorated chevalier Order of Palmes Academiques (France); recipient French Medal, 1996.


Domingue, Gerald James was born on March 2, 1937 in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States. Son of Edgar Paul and Sarah Ann (Prejean) Domingue.


Bachelor of Science in Bacteriology, University Louisiana, Lafayette, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Tulane University, 1964.


Post-doctoral research fellow Children's Hospital, assistant research instructor pediatrics State University of New York, Buffalo, 1965-1966. Director microbiology Snodgras Laboratory of Pathology and Bacteriology, St. Louis, 1966-1967. Instructor microbiology St. Louis University, 1966-1967.

Assistant professor microbiology, immunology and urology Tulane University, New Orleans, 1967-1970, associate professor microbiology, immunology and urology, 1970-1974, professor microbiology, immunology and urology, 1974-1997, professor emeritus, since 1997. Lecturer microbiology school dentistry Washington University, St. Louis, 1966-1967. Visiting professor, lecturer Peruvian Urological Association, Lima, 1973, First International Congress Bacteriology, Jerusalem, 1973, International Convocation Immunology, Buffalo, 1974, World Health Organization Conference on Sperm Immunology, Aarhus, Denmark, 1974, European Society Experimental Urological Research, Wurzburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1976, International Seminar L-Forms, Montpellier, France, 1976, University Melbourne, Royal Melbounre Hospital, Australia, 1978, XII International Congress Microbiology, Munich, 1978, International Symposium Vaccines and Vaccinations, Institut Pasteur, Paris, 1985.

Speaker University Montpellier School Medicine, 1985, 4th International Congress on Pyelonephritis, Goteborg, Sweden, 1986, Orion Diagnostica, Helsinki, Finland, 1986, National Institute Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland, 1986, Symposium on Molecular Biology and Infectious Diseases, Institut Pasteur, 1987. Committee for infection control Southern Baptist Hospital, 1971-1975, Charity Hospital Louisiana, since 1977, Tulane University Hospital, since 1977. Infectious disease committee St. Louis City Hospital, 1966-1967.

Reviewer, visitor project sites National Institutes of Health Grant Review Study Sections, 1967-1997, National Science Foundation, Kaiser Research Foundation, Kidney Foundation Canada. Consultant bacteriology Southern Baptist Hospital, New Orleans, 1968-1984, Tulane University Hospital, 1978-1983, Medical Technology Corporation, Somerset, New Jersey, since 1983. Research consultant Veterans Administration Hospital, New Orleans, 1970-1978.

Consultant, technical advisory board Analytab Products, Incorporated, New York York City, 1972-1977. Expert witness to subcommittee on department investigation oversight and research for Animal Cancer Research Act, United States House of Representatives, 1980. Consultant in field; Served with Louisiana National Guard 156th Infantry Medical Company United States Army Reserve, 1955-1963.


President France-Louisiane de la Nouvelle Orleans, since 1985, president fondateur, 1988. Appointed member Governor's Council for Development of French Language in Louisiana, 1985, 88. Member Metropolitan Area Committee, New Orleans, 1987, Bureau Governmental Research, New Orleans, 1987.

Member Mayor's Committee New Orleans-Paris Cultural Exchange, 1988. Chairman scholar's committee Louisiana Committee on French Revolution, 1988. Member Alliance for Good Government, 1980-1984.

Member Greater New Orleans French Board, since 1987. Representative Council for Development French and France Louisiane for celebration of French Bicentennial, Paris, 1989. President, board governors Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, New Orleans, 1996-1997.

Fellow American Academy Microbiology, Infectious Disease Society of America. Member American Society Microbiology (divisional lecturer 1978, foundation lecturer 1979-1980, symposium lecturer 1994), Society Basic Urologic Research (state of art lecturer 1994), Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association of University Professors, Federation American Scientists, Southwestern Association Clinical Microbiology (editor newsletter 1983-1985, president 1985-1986), New York Academy of Sciences, American Association Laboratory Animal Science, Society Basic Urological Research (nominating committee 1988), American Urological Association (affiliate member), French-American Business Association, American Academy Poets (associate), Sigma Xi.


  • Other Interests

    Painting, writing, poetry.


Married Marie Hazel Dugas, August 30, 1958 (divorced 1979). Children: Andrea, Yvonne, Michelle, Gerald Junior, Marcel. Married Kathryn H. Colbert, (divorced 1985).

Edgar Paul Domingue

Sarah Ann (Prejean) Domingue

Marie Hazel Dugas

Kathryn H. Colbert

Andrea Domingue

Yvonne Domingue

Michelle Domingue

Gerald Junior Domingue

Marcel Domingue