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molecular bioengineering educator

Paul Yager, American molecular bioengineering educator. Achievements include patents in Biosensors from Membrane Proteins Reconstituted in Polymerized Lipid Bilayers, Process for Fabrication of Lipid Microstructures, Metal Clad Lipid Microstructures, Method of Making Lipid Tubules by a Cooling Process, Fluorescence-Based Optical Probe for Detection of Lipid-Soluble Analytes and 21 additional United States Patents.

Background

Yager, Paul was born on February 7, 1954 in New York City. Son of George and Rose (Gsintermann) Yager.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry, Princeton University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Oregon, 1980.

Career

Resident research associate Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, 1980-1982, research chemist, 1982-1987. Director Microbiosensor Technology Laboratory, Washington Technology Center, 1988—1993. Adjunct associate professor, chemistry University Washington, Seattle, since 1990, adjunct associate professor, chemical engineering, since 1993, professor, department bioengineering, since 1995, vice chair, department bioengineering, since 2001.

Associate professor Center for Bioengring., University Washington, 1987-1995. Co-director Center for Applied Microtechnology, 1998—2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in Biosensors from Membrane Proteins Reconstituted in Polymerized Lipid Bilayers, Process for Fabrication of Lipid Microstructures, Metal Clad Lipid Microstructures, Method of Making Lipid Tubules by a Cooling Process, Fluorescence-Based Optical Probe for Detection of Lipid-Soluble Analytes and 21 additional United States Patents.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, Biophysics Society, Sigma Xi (associate member). Member college fellows, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

Connections

Married Teresa D. Sparkman, June 10, 1982. Children: Sofie L. Sparkman-Yager, David W. Sparkman-Yager.

father:
George Yager

mother:
Rose (Gsintermann) Yager

spouse:
Teresa D. Sparkman

child:
Sofie L. Sparkman-Yager

child:
David W. Sparkman-Yager