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Alma Dietz

Alma Dietz PhotoAlma Dietz
TitleMicrobial Taxonomist, Specialty-Actinomycetes
Current OrganizationIndependent Consultant
Type of OrganizationPrivate consulting practice
Major ProductAntibiotics
Area of DistributionInternational
University/DegreeB.A., American International College; Graduate work in botany, University of Michigan
BornNovember 29, 1922, Holyoke, Massachusetts
Honors & Awards2004 AIC Alumni Achievement Award; honored in 1981 with the Upjohn Co.'s prestigious W.E. Upjohn Award for her extensive contributions to the advancement of science through activities associated with culture collections of living organisms
Published Works80+ publications, 5 U.S. patents, provided the descriptions and identifications of the strains in 66 other U.S. patents; Editor of the Japanese Journal of Antibiotics
AffiliationsAmerican Mycological Society; American Society for Microbiology; Society of Industrial Microbiology; Editorial Board of Japanese Journal of Antibiotics; U.S. Federation for Culture Collections; active in local Episcopal Church; served on the Board of Directors of the Arcadia Neighborhood Association in Kalamazoo
Hobbies & SportsGolf, gardening
Career AccomplishmentsNumerous contributions to the field of industrial microbiology
Work HistoryLab Instructor, AIC, 1944-46; Microbial Taxonomist and Culture Curator in infectious disease research, The Upjohn Co., Kalamazoo, Michigan; Retired from the Upjohn Co. in 1990; served as a consultant and has given lectures and presentations nationally and internationally
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