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Finalist for associate vice chancellor, Research and Technology Transfer, to visit

Aug. 29, 2008 --  Dr. Michael E. Dockter, vice provost and chief reseaDr. Michael E. Dockter, a finalist for the position of associate vice chancellor, Research and Technology Transfer, will be on campus Wednesday, Sept. 3.rch officer at Saint Louis University and Medical Center and professor in the department ofbiochemistry and molecular biology at SLU, is a candidate for the position of associate vice chancellor for Research and Technology Transfer at Arkansas State University, university officials announced Friday. Dockter is scheduled to be on campus, Wednesday, Sept. 3.

Prior to his service at Saint Louis University, Dockter built extensive experience in the University of Tennessee and University of Memphis medical education arenas, including work at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis Veteran’s Administration Hospital, Baptist Regional Clinical Laboratories, Regional Medical Center in Memphis, and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.

He has also worked in the research and teaching areas of biochemistry/bioenergetics, biochemical techniques, fluorescence, macromolecules in solution, biophysical chemistry, cell molecular biology/protein, and clinical flow cytometry. In addition, he was selected twice as a postdoctoral European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Long-Term Fellow by the University of Basel, and its research institute, Biozentrum, in Basel, Switzerland.

The author or co-author of nearly 100 publications, including books and journals, Dockter is a frequent lecturer and has offered research and external support or has acted as a consultant for various funded grants and contracts.

Dockter was awarded a bachelor of science degree in chemistry and is a graduate of distinction from California State University at Sonoma. He earned his doctorate from Washington State University in Pullman, Wash., in biophysics/biochemistry.



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