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Biology educator

Patricia Anastasia DeLeon, Jamaican biology educator. Recipient Bio-Med Research award, National Institutes of Health, 1983-1991, Research award, March of Dimes, 1991, National Science Foundation, 1991, since 1992, University Delaware Research Foundation, 1977-1978, since 1997; fellow Council fellow, 1972-1975; grantee, National Institutes of Health, 1980-1988, since 1997.


DeLeon, Patricia Anastasia was born on July 13, 1944 in Port Maria, St. Mary, Jamaica. Daughter of Leonard Percival and Monica Louise (Green) Martin.


Bachelor of Science (honorary), University West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, 1967. Master of Science, University West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Western Ontario, London, Canada, 1972.


Research assistant Pathology department University West Indies, Kingston, 1967-1969. Post doctoral fellow McGill University, Montreal, 1972-1975, sessional lecturer agronomy department, 1975-1976. Assistant professor biology department University Delaware, Newark, 1976-1981, associate professor biology department, 1981-1991, professor biology department, since 1991.

Visiting scientist department pediatrics Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1983—1984. Visiting faculty University Pennsylvania School Medicine, 1993—1994. Member recombinant DNA advisory committee National Institutes of Health, Washington, 1992—1996, member study section, since 2000.

Member institutional review board Medical Center Delaware, 1989—1992. Trustee University Delaware, Newark, since 1992.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member executive advisory committee March of Dimes, Wilmington, Delaware, 1985—1988. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Monce Genome Society, Society for Study of Reproduction, American Society Andrology, Genetics Society of Canada, American Society Human Genetics, Sigma Xi.


Married Winston Emanuel DeLeon, December 16, 1971. Children: Ruth, Jeffrey.

Leonard Percival Martin

Monica Louise (Green) Martin

Winston Emanuel DeLeon

Ruth DeLeon

Jeffrey DeLeon