Leland S. McClung

Fellow: Awarded 1939

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 08-04-1910

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

McCLUNG, LELAND SWINT:  Appointed for investigations of the serological reactions of the anaerobic bacteria; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1939.

Born August 4, 1910, at Atlanta, Texas.  Education:  University of Texas, B.A., 1931, M.A., 1932; University of Wisconsin, Ph.D., 1934. National Research Council Fellow, University of Wisconsin, 1934.

Assistant in Zoology, 1930, Assistant in Bacteriology, 1930–31, Tutor and Lecturer in Bacteriology, 1931”32, University of Texas; Research Fellow in Bacteriology, 1932–33 and 1933–34, University of Wisconsin; Instructor in Bacteriology and Junior Bacteriologist in the Experiment Station, 1936–37, University of California; Instructor in Research Medicine, 1937—, George Williams Hooper Foundation for Medical Research, University of California.

Publications:  The Anaerobic Bacteria and Their Activities in Nature and Disease:  A Subject Bibliography, 2 v. (with Elizabeth McCoy), 1939. Articles in Journal of Infectious Diseases; Journal of Bacteriology; Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde und Infektionskrankheiten; Archiv für Mikrobiologie (Zeitschrift für die Erforschung der pflanzlichen Mikroorganismen); Science; Food Research; Bacteriological Reviews.