Oak Ridge National Laboratory


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


Davison leads ORNL's Life Sciences Division

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Feb. 9, 2004 — Brian Davison has been named director of the Life Sciences Division at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Davison was previously leader of the biochemical engineering research group in addition to serving as director of ORNL's Bioprocessing Research and Development Center and chair of the Institutional Biosafety Committee.

He has worked on a variety of research and development projects in the area of bioprocessing, resulting in more than 80 publications, six patents and an R&D 100 Award.

Davison earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Rochester and a doctorate in the same field from the California Institute of Technology. He joined ORNL in 1985 and is a resident of Knoxville.

ORNL is a multiprogram science and technology laboratory managed by UT-Battelle for the Department of Energy.