1 child, Lisa Brooks. Bachelor in Biology cum laude, Oklahoma City University, 1970. Master of Science in Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin -Madison, 1972, Doctor of Philosophy in Bacteriology, 1973.
Research associate University of Minnesota Saint Paul, 1973-1974.
Research scientist New York State Department Health, Albany, 1974-1975. Assistant professor microbiology University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 1975-1979, associate professor, 1979-1983, professor, 1983-1986.
Professor bacteriology and head department bacteriologyand biochemistry, U. Idaho, Moscow, 1987-1990, director Institute Molecular and Agricultural Genetic Engineering, 1988, co-director Center for Hazardous Waste Remediation Research, 1990. Member Idaho Higher Education Research Council, 1989-1990.
Research director Chem Waste Control, Wayzata, Minnesota, 1984-1985.
Company-founder Innovative BioSystems, Incorporated., 1992. Consultant to industry, 1975.
Research associate University Minnesota, St. Paul, 1973—1974, assistant professor microbiology Twin Cities, 1975—1979, associate professor, 1979—1983, professor, 1983—1986. Research scientist New York State Department Health, Albany, 1974—1975. Professor bacteriology and head department bacteriology and biochemistry University Idaho, Moscow, 1987—1990, director Institute Molecular and Agricultural Genetic Engineering, since 1988.
Co-director Center Hazardous Waste Remediation Research, since 1990. Industry consultant, since 1975. Research director Chem Waste Control, Wayzata, Minnesota, 1984—1985.
Member Idaho Higher Education Research Council, 1989—1990. Co-founder Innovative BioSys. Inc., 1992.
Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Blue Key, Idaho Academy of Sciences, American Society Microbiology, Gamma Sigma Delta, Beta Beta Beta.
Married Onie Ann Thompson, December 30, 1967. 1 child, Lisa Brooks.