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researcher , biochemistry professor

William McKenzie Baird, American chemical carcinogenesis researcher, biochemistry professor. Grantee National Cancer Institute. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Toxicology, Environmental Mutagen Society, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Chemical Society, American Association Cancer Research, International Society for Study of Xenobiotics.

Background

Baird, William McKenzie was born on March 23, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Henry Junior and Edna (McKenzie) Baird.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical, Lehigh University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Oncology, University Wisconsin, 1971.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow Institute Cancer Research, London, 1971—1973. From assistant to associate professor biochemistry Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, 1973—1980. Associate professor medicinal chemical Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1980—1982, professor, 1982—1997, Glenn L. Jenkins professor medicinal chemical, 1989—1997, director Cancer Center, 1986—1997, faculty participant, biochemistry program Cancer Center, 1980—1997.

Director environmental Health Science Center Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1997—2000, professor, department environmental and molecular toxicology, since 1997, professor department biochemistry and biophysics, since 1997. Advisory committee on biochemistry and chemical carcinogenesis American Cancer Society, 1983—1986. Member chemical pathology study section National Institutes of Health, 1986—1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Associate editor: Cancer Research, 1986-1998. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Toxicology, Environmental Mutagen Society, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Chemical Society, American Association Cancer Research, International Society for Study of Xenobiotics.

Connections

Married Elizabeth A. Myers, June 21, 1969. Children: Heather Jean, Elizabeth Joanne, Scott William.

father:
William Henry Baird Junior

mother:
Edna (McKenzie) Baird

spouse:
Elizabeth A. Myers

children:
Elizabeth Joanne Baird

Scott William Baird

Heather Jean Baird