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Name: Wilbur H. Campbell
Member Since: November 21st, 2006
Member Name: Wilbur.campbell

Wilbur H. (Bill) Campbell, President of the Nitrate Elimination Co., Inc., and Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan Technological University. He graduated from Pomona College, Claremont, Calif., with a BA in Chemistry in 1967, and a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1972. After post-doctoral studies at the University of Georgia, Mayo Clinic, and Michigan State University, he joined the faculty of the Chemistry Dept., State University of New York, Syracuse NY, in 1975. In 1985, he moved to the Biological Sciences Dept., Michigan Technological Univ., Houghton, MI, was Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from 1986 until his retirement in August, 2003. Bill had sabbatical leaves in "West Germany", in 1981, Sweden in 1991-92; and England in 1998. He was on the Editorial Board of the ''Journal of Biological Chemistry'' (2000-2005) and is now Executive Editor of ''Protein Expression and Purification''. Bill's academic research on the enzyme nitrate reductase, which was supported by research grants from the National Science Foundation and U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, was begun in 1974 and ended in 2003. He has published over 100 scientific papers from his research studies carried out with undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and visiting scientists. Bill enjoys living with his wife, Ellen, in the rural setting found in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, where wild-life abounds. They also enjoy international travel, opera and classic music, art and literature, and baseball.