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William Langridge, PhD
Professor, Basic Sciences
School of Medicine
Work History 
Professor (January 2008 - December 2009)
Loma Linda University, Center for Health Disparities and Molecular Medicine, Dept. of Biochemistry
same as before

Professor (October 1993 - December 2008)
  Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities and Molecular Medicine 
Establishment of an active research program for development of more effective vaccines against autoimmune disease, infectious disease and cancer. Teaching graduate students in the disciplines of molecular biology and immunology to enhance their abilities to carry out research in vaccine development. Participation in University committees for maintenance of safety in recombinant DNA research. Active solicitation of research funding from government agencies and foundations. Participation as an editor and reviewer of scientific manuscripts in the field of vaccine development. Mentor of graduate students interested in the development of more effective vaccines and in the general area of molecular biology.  

Associate Professor (July 1987 - June 1993)
University of Alberta, Department of Biochemistry Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Development of light emitting systems for identification of plant hormone (auxin) gene activation during plant development. Development of transformation methods for agriculturally important plants for expression of pharmaceutically valuable products in model plant systems (tobacco and arabidopsis). Teaching graduate students plant transformation and gene expression analysis methods. Laboratory administration, participation in Departmental committees, grant writing, mentoring graduate students.  

Assistant Professor (June 1977 - July 1987)
Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Carry out experimentation to map the baculovirus and insect pox virus genomes and identify virus proteins synthesized early and late during virus infection in vitro and in vivo.

Post Doctoral Fellow (July 1974 - July 1977)
Boyce Thomson Institute, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Insect Virology, Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell University, Ithaca New York, Carry out molecular biology experiments to determine the mechanisms underlying baculovirus and insect pox virus multiplication in vitro and in vivo.