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laboratory administrator , researcher , virologist

Mary Lucas Christensen, American virologist, laboratory administrator, researcher. Member American Society Microbiology, Illinois Society Microbiology (president), American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, American Public Health Association, University Iowa Alumni Association, Northwestern University Alumni Association, Iota Sigma Pi, Gamma Phi Beta.

Background

Christensen, Mary Lucas was born on October 18, 1937 in St. Louis. Daughter of Kermit and Margaret Isabelle (Lucas) C. Bachelor of Arts Bacteriology, University Iowa, 1959, Master of Science in Bacteriology, 1961, Doctor of Philosophy. in Microbiology, Northwestern University, 1974. Research virologist Wyeth Laboratories, Philadelphia, 1961-1965, Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, Illinois, 1965-1968.

Education

Chief clinical virology laboratory Northwestern University, 1969-1971. Research fellow National Cancer Institute, Northwestern University, 1974-1978, assistant professor pathology and pediatrics, 1978-1987, associate professor, since 1987. Director virology laboratory Children's Memorial Hospital, since 1978.

Guest lecturer in field.

Career

Chief clinical virology laboratory Northwestern University, 1969-1971. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Basic Laboratory Procedures in Diagnostic Virology, 1977, Microbiology for Nursing and Allied Health Students, 1982. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society Microbiology, Illinois Society Microbiology (president), American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, American Public Health Association, University Iowa Alumni Association, Northwestern University Alumni Association, Iota Sigma Pi, Gamma Phi Beta.

Connections

father:
Kermit Bachelor of Arts

mother:
Margaret Isabelle (Lucas) C. Bachelor of Arts