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Raoul Frederick Reiser

biochemist , cell biologist

Raoul Frederick Reiser, American biochemist, cell biologist. Achievements include first to isolate, purify and characterize toxic shock syndrome toxin-1 (SEF, toxic shock toxin, pyrogenic exotoxin C). Member American Society for Microbiology, International Society on Toxinology.

Background

Reiser, Raoul Frederick was born on December 7, 1944 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Herbert George Henery and Ruth Ida Augusta (Schneider) Reiser.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University Wisconsin, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1993.

Career

Research technician University Wisconsin, Madison, 1968-1970. Microbiologist G. Heileman Brewing Company, La Crosse, Wisconsin, 1970-1971. Lab manager, research scientist Food Research Institute, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1971-1987.

President Toxin Technology, Inc., Sarasota, Florida, since 1984.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to isolate, purify and characterize toxic shock syndrome toxin-1 (SEF, toxic shock toxin, pyrogenic exotoxin C).

Membership

Member American Society for Microbiology, International Society on Toxinology.

Connections

Married Ramona Ann Vidas, May 1, 1967. Children: Laura Ann, Raoul Frederick World War II.

father:
Herbert George Henery Reiser

mother:
Ruth Ida Augusta (Schneider) Reiser

spouse:
Ramona Ann Vidas

children:
Laura Ann Reiser

Raoul Frederick World War II Reiser