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Marcia Cathrine Shearer

microbiologist , taxonomist

Marcia Cathrine Shearer, American microbiologist, taxonomist. Member American Society for Microbiology, Society for Industrial Microbiology (editorial board Journal Industrial Microbiology since 1990), United States Federation for Culture Collections (secretary-treasurer 1980-1984, board directors since 1989), Sigma Xi.

Background

Shearer, Marcia Cathrine was born on October 27, 1933 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Daughter of William Peter and Kathleen Dorthea (Leifheit) Epple.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University, 1956. Master of Science, Wayne State University, 1963.

Career

Associate microbiologist Parke, Davis & Company, Detroit, 1956-1961, microbiologist, 1962-1968, Smith Kline & French Laboratories, Philadelphia, 1968-1972, senior microbiologist, 1972-1975, associate senior investigator, 1975-1985, consultant in taxonomy, 1985-1986. Senior scientist Schering-Plough Corporation, Bloomfield, New Jersey, 1986-1989, principal investigator, since 1990. Presenter in field.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee antibiotics field.

Membership

Member American Society for Microbiology, Society for Industrial Microbiology (editorial board Journal Industrial Microbiology since 1990), United States Federation for Culture Collections (secretary-treasurer 1980-1984, board directors since 1989), Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Needlepoint, reading.

Connections

Married Charles Moyer Shearer, June 7, l958.

father:
William Peter Epple

mother:
Kathleen Dorthea (Leifheit) Epple

spouse:
Charles Moyer Shearer