|1974||Rockefeller Foundation, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Postdoc Fellow in Biochemistry
|1973||University of California, Berkeley, California
Postdoc Fellow in Entomology/Toxicology
|1973||U.S. Army Academy of Health Science, San Antonio, Texas
Public Health Medical Officer. Medical Science Certificate
|1969-1973||University of California, Berkeley, California
Ph.D. Major: Entomology/Toxicology
|1965-1969||Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
B.S. Major: Entomology; Minor: Zoology & Chemistr
|01/75-11/80||Division of Toxicology and Physiology, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside
Assistant Professor of Entomology and Assistant Entomologist
|12/80-07/83||Departments of Entomology and Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Davis
Associate Professor of Entomology & Environmental Toxicology
|07/83-09/98||Departments of Entomology and Environmental Toxicology, University of California Davis
Professor of Entomology and Environmental Toxicology
|07/83-Present||Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis
Professor of Entomology
|07/86-07/87||Pharmacology/Toxicology Graduate Group Chair, University of California, Davis|
|10/87-Present||Program Director, NIEHS Superfund Research Program Project, University of California, Davis|
|10/99-Present||Founding member U.C. Davis Medical School Comprehensive Cancer Center|
|2002-Present||Director, NIH Training Grant in Biotechnology|
|2003-Present||Appointed Distinguished Professor, University of California, Davis|
|1967-77||Reserve Officer, U.S. Army Medical Service Corps|
Major Honors and Fellowships:
|1965-69||L.S.U. Non-Resident Scholar Award & L.S.U. College of Agriculture Scholarship|
|1968||Phi Kappa Psi Summerfield Scholarship|
|1968||Alpha Zeta Top Sophomore Award|
|1969||Dairy Association Top Senior Award Scholarship|
|1969||Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship (Declined)|
|1969-72||NDEA Title IV Fellowship|
|1969-73||NSF Fellowship, NDEA Fellowship U.C. Berkeley|
|1973-74||Rockefeller Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. Northwestern University|
|1978-84||National Institutes of Health Research Career Development Award|
|1982-87||Frasch Foundation Award in Agricultural Chemistry|
|1987-92||Burroughs Wellcome Toxicology Scholar Award|
|1988-89||Fogarty Foundation Fellow, NIH|
|1988-89||Visiting Fellow, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University|
|1993||Burroughs Wellcome International Fellowship, NERC Laboratory, Oxford University|
|1993||International Award in Pesticide Chemistry, American Chemical Society|
|1993||CNRS Fellowship University Pasteur, Strasbourg|
|1994||Kenneth A. Spencer Award in Agricultural Chemistry|
|1995||Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Award in Agriculture|
|1996||Hong Memorial Lecturer in Molecular Biology, School of Life Sciences, Illinois Univ., Urbana|
|1996||Alfred M. Boyce Lecturer, University of California, Riverside|
|1997||Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America Award, Zeneca Ag Products|
|1997||NSF International Fellowship, US/Australia|
|1997||McMaster’s International Fellowship, CSIRO Australia|
|1997-2007||NIEHS Merit Award|
|1998||Entomology Society of America Recognition Award, Insect Physiology, Biochemistry & Toxicology|
|1998||National Entomological Society of America Award in Insect Physiology|
|1999||Agriculture Research Service Sterling B. Hendricks Memorial Lecturer|
|1999||National Academy of Sciences|
|2000||University of California Davis Distinguished Research Faculty Lecturer|
|2003-Present||University of California Davis Distinguished Professor|
|2003-06||University of Queensland, Australia, Honorary Professor, School of Molecular & Microbial Science|
|2008||University of California Davis Distinguished Teaching Award|
|2009-Present||George and Judy Marcus Senior Fellow, American Asthma Foundation|
|2010||Fellow of the Entomological Society of America|
Alfred M. Boyce Lecturer, University of California, Riverside (1996)
Hong Memorial Lecturer in Molecular Biology, School of Life Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana (1996)
C.V. Riley Memorial Lecturer, College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources, Univ. of Missouri (1996)
Paul Dahm Memorial Lecturer in Insecticide Toxicology. Iowa State University, Ames , IA (1998)
John Doull Lecturer in Toxicology (1999)
Agriculture Research Service Sterling B. Hendricks Memorial Lecturer (1999)
University of California, Davis Faculty Research Lecturer (2000)
Visiting Professorship University of Queensland, Brisbane Australia (2002)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS/NIH) Distinguished Lecturer (2006)
National Academy of Science
American Chemical Society - Agriculture Chemicals Division
Entomological Society of America
Society of Toxicology
International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics
ASPET – American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Research Projects in Progress:
Exploit a fundamental understanding of insect developmental biology for the control of insect pests.
Develop site-directed inhibitors for enzymes involved in juvenile hormone metabolism.
Design chemical and biochemical agents for the disruption of insect development.
Use cloned proteins expressed in baculovirus vectors for insect control.
Investigate regulation of endocrine events at the molecular level.
Examine effect of hepatic enzymes on foreign compounds in diet & the influence of these compounds on hepatic enzymes.
Examine the mechanism of action of nongenotoxic carcinogens & their influence on esterases, epoxide hydrolases, & glutathione transferases.
Design selective inhibitors, substrates & purification systems for hepatic esterases & epoxide hydrolases.
Clone and hyper-express esterases and epoxide hydrolases for structural and toxicological studies.
Develop the technologies for application of immunochemistry to toxicological & environmental research.
Develop mono- and polyclonal based immunoassays for environmental contaminants.
Develop immunoassay systems to evaluate human exposure.
Explore monoclonal, polyclonal and cloned antibodies for biosensor development.