Oak Ridge National Laboratory


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Media Contact: Fred Strohl (strohlhf@ornl.gov)
Communications and External Relations


ORNL's Palumbo elected to fellowship in American Academy of Microbiology

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 7, 1997 — Anthony V. Palumbo of the Environmental Sciences Division of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has been designated a fellow in the American Academy of Microbiology.

The academy recognizes excellence in all subspecialties of the microbiological sciences. Its programs include professional certification and accreditation of postdoctoral training programs in clinical microbiology and immunology.

It also issues scientific achievement awards for the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) and forms roundtables at ASM General Meetings. A colloquium program is dedicated to the development of reports on timely issues in the field of microbiology.

An ESD Research Council member for microbial biogeochemistry, Palumbo has been with ORNL since 1987.

He received a bachelor's degree in biology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York. He earned master's and doctorate degrees in marine science from North Carolina State University.

He lives in Oak Ridge with his wife, Joanne, and their daughters, Jennifer, Kristen and Amy.

ORNL, one of DOE's multiprogram national research and development facilities, is managed by Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corp.