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Irene Varelas Wesley

research microbiologist

Irene Varelas Wesley, American research microbiologist. Achievements include research in DNA probe for Campylobacter Fetus (patent). Danforth Foundation winner for outstanding undergraduate teaching, 1975-1980. Member American Society Microbiology, International Association Milk, Food, Environmental Sanitarians, Sigma Xi.

Background

Wesley, Irene Varelas was born on November 6, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Manuel Menard Varelas and Rosario Balcorta Latini.

Education

Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1965. Department of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, 1973. Master of Arts, University California, Irvine, 1967.

Career

Associate professor Metro. State College, Denver, 1975-1980, University Colorado, Denver, 1977-1980. Microbiologist Plum Island Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service, Greenport, New York, 1980-1983, National Animal Disease Center, United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service, Ames, Iowa, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in DNA probe for Campylobacter Fetus (patent).

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society Microbiology, International Association Milk, Food, Environmental Sanitarians, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Ronald Douglas Wesley, December 14, 1968. Children: Nicole Amelia, Carlos.

father:
Manuel Menard Varelas

mother:
Rosario Balcorta Latini

spouse:
Ronald Douglas Wesley

children:
Nicole Amelia Wesley

Carlos Wesley