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Cecilia A. McIntosh, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. McIntosh has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of biochemistry

Dr. Cecilia A. McIntosh is a contributor to professional journals, including Plant Science, Phytochemistry and the Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, and is an in-demand speaker in her field.

    JOHNSON CITY, TN, December 18, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Cecilia A. McIntosh, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. McIntosh celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. McIntosh is a biochemist and educator with more than 35 years of distinction in her field. She attended the University of South Florida, graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in biology in 1977 and a Master of Arts in botany in 1981. During her undergraduate studies, Dr. McIntosh took a biochemistry class that sparked her interest in further pursuing the specialty. She completed her Doctor of Philosophy at the University of South Florida in 1990. Dr. McIntosh is proud to have been the first member of her family to attend college.

From 1981 to 1986, Dr. McIntosh was a research associate at the University of South Florida in Tampa, rising to science mentor in 1984, and teaching and research assistant in the university's biology department from 1986 to 1990. She was a postdoctoral fellow in biochemistry at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho, from 1990 to 1993, and joined East Tennessee State University in 1993 as an assistant professor of biological sciences. She rose to associate professor in 1998 and professor in 2004, and continues to teach and conduct research at the university. Dr. McIntosh served as East Tennessee State University's graduate program coordinator from 1997 to 2003, and assistant dean of graduate studies from 2004 to 2006 and Dean from 2006 to 2018.

Since 1995, Dr. McIntosh has been an adjunct professor of biochemistry at the Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. Her research focuses on the role of plant enzymes in flavonoid biosynthesis and plant mitochondrial activity. She is a contributor to professional journals, including Plant Science, Phytochemistry and the Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, and is an in-demand speaker in her field. Dr. McIntosh is a grantee of the United States Department of Agriculture, the National Science Foundation and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and has been presented with numerous awards for her teaching and research contributions. She is a life member of the Phytochemical Society of North America and the American Society of Plant Biologists.

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