Willie Claiborne Brown

Professor Brown received his Bachelor’s degree from Virginia State  University (formerly Virginia State College). Later, he received the Master of Science degree (under Bill Sandine) and the Ph.D. degree (under Dorothy Fraser) in Microbiology from Oregon State  University. His research career included training at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, California with Dr. Frank Young, and Oxford University, United Kingdom with Professor Joel Mandelstam. Prior to retiring from research in 1994, Brown published widely in scientific journals and presented his work at meetings in the United States, the United Kingdom and Japan. He was an ad hoc reviewer for several journals, and served on private and public scientific review panels, including those of the National Science Foundation and the Bacteriology and Mycology Study Section of the National Institutes of Health. [+]