Norman F. Conant

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  • Dr. Conant joined Duke University in 1935 as an instructor in the Dept. of Microbiology. He served as an instructor in bacteriology, microbiology, and mycology and professor at many levels, including chair of the Dept. of Microbiology (1958-1968) and James B. Duke Professor of Microbiology (1961). Conant became a pioneer in medical mycology and established the discipline in the United States. He taught the Duke University summer mycology course from 1948 until he retired in 1973.
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  • per00276
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