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biology professor

Norman Leonidas Gauthier was American biology professor. Achievements include discovery of adjuvants and flowable formulations; development of new pesticide formulations; research in IPM and biocontrols; patents pending for adjuvants. National Science fellowship, University Nebraska, 1960.


Gauthier, Norman Leonidas was born on September 18, 1938 in Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States.


Bachelor of Science cum laude, University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1960. Master of Science, University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1966.


Pesticide labeling specialist Geigy Agriculture Chemicals, Ardsley, New York, 1966—1967. North East research representative Ciba-Geigy Chemical Corporation, Wethersfield, Connecticut, 1967—1970. Development manager produced development Agway Inc, Syracuse, New York, 1970—1977.

Senior scientist entomologist Agway Research and Development, 1977—1985. Adjunct professor Onondaga Community College, 1980—1984. Senior extension educator Certificate in Superior Studies University Connecticut, West Hartford Campus University Connecticut, 1985—1989.

Certificate in Superior Studies extension center administrator University Connecticut Coop Extension Systems, 1990—1994. Head new home & garden center University Connecticut Department Plant Science, Storrs, 1995—1998, associate professor extension special, 1997—2004, professor emeritus, since 2004. Adjunct professor Manatee Community College, Bradenton, Florida, since 2006.


  • Achievements include discovery of adjuvants and flowable formulations. Development of new pesticide formulations. Research in IPM and biocontrols.

    Patents pending for adjuvants.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.


Volunteer animal rescuer Pelican Man Bird Sanctuary, Sarasota, Florida, 2005—2007. Vice- president Village Green HO Association, Bradenton, 2005—2008. Chair: United States Department of Agriculture national review communications United States Department of Agriculture, Washington.

Chair USDA-Agriculture Research, Washington, 1992—1994.


  • Other Interests

    Music, gardening.


Married Bonnie Bell Weber Gauthier. Children: Julie Lisa, Beth Michele Colosi, Bonnie Claire McLean.

Bonnie Bell Weber Gauthier

Julie Lisa Gauthier

Beth Michele Colosi Gauthier

Bonnie Claire McLean Gauthier