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educator , microbiologist

Tracy Dale Wilkins, American microbiologist, educator. National Institutes of Health grantee, since 1975, National Cancer Institute grantee, since 1979. Member American Society Microbiology, Society Intestinal Microecology and Disease (president 1989-1991).

Background

Wilkins, Tracy Dale was born on July 25, 1943 in Sparkman, Arkansas, United States. Son of James Edward and Lena Belle (Wilcox) Wilkins.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Arkansas, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1969.

Career

Postdoctoral University Kentucky Medical School, Lexington, 1969-1971. Assistant professor Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University, Blacksburg, 1972-1975, associate professor, 1972-1975, professor, 1980-1985, head department anaerobic microbiology, 1985-1993. Director Fralin Biotechnology Center Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Virginia, since 1993.

President TechLab., Inc., since 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

Member American Society Microbiology, Society Intestinal Microecology and Disease (president 1989-1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Flying, hunting, fishing.

Connections

father:
James Edward Wilkins

mother:
Lena Belle (Wilcox) Wilkins