WILLIAM D. LOUGHMAN, PhD, ABMG, FACMG(ret)
393 Gravatt Dr., Berkeley, CA 94705
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31 December 2008
1993 FOUNDING FELLOW, American College of Medical Genetics. Retired 2002.
1982 CLINICAL CYTOGENETICIST, Diplomate American Board of Medical Genetics.
1973 PhD (human genetics), Univ. Calif., Berkeley. Advisor: Dr. Curt Stern.
Thesis: "Cytogenetics and Fanconi's Anemia: Experimental and Other Studies of a Family".
1964 MS (mammalian genetics), Univ. Calif., Berkeley. Advisor: Dr. Spencer W. Brown.
Thesis: "The Karyotype of the Dog (Canis familiaris) Obtained from Cultures of Peripheral Blood".
1960 BS (general genetics), Univ. Calif., Berkeley.
2000-2003 CONSULTANT (private), Medical Genetics facilities in the Western USA.
1998-1999 DIRECTOR (interim), Cytogenetics Lab., Dept. of Med. Genetics, Kaiser-Permanente, San Jose, CA.
1989-1996 DIRECTOR, Cytogenetics Lab., Dept. of Med. Genetics, Children's Hosp, Oakland, CA.
1982-1989 SPECIAL CYTOGENETICIST, Dept. of Med. Genetics, Children's Hospital, Oakland, CA.
1980-1982 ADJUNCT ASSOC. PROFESSOR, Dept. of Pediatrics, Univ. Calif., San Francisco.
1978-1980 ASSOC. RESEARCH GENETICIST, Dept. of Pediatrics, Univ. Calif., San Francisco.
1975-1982 DIRECTOR, Cytogenetics Lab., Dept. of Pediatrics, Univ. Calif., San Francisco.
1975-1978 ASST. RESEARCH GENETICIST, Dept. of Pediatrics, Univ. Calif., San Francisco.
1974-1977 LECTURER, Dept. of Genetics, Univ. Calif., Berkeley.
1965-1974 BIOPHYSICIST, Donner Lab. and Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Univ. Calif., Berkeley.
2007-CURR Association for Psychological Science.
1993-2002 American College of Human Genetics.
1976-2002 American Society of Human Genetics.
1967-CURR American Association for the Advancement of Science.
1966-CURR Society of the Sigma Xi.
1975-1996 Association of Cytogenetic Technologists.
1977-1989 Tissue Culture Association, California Branch.
1965-1968 Society of Nuclear Medicine.
Other professional activities:
1999 College of American Pathologists (Inspector: cytogenetics laboratory proficiency, Univ. of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson,
1998-2000 Genetic Disease Branch, California State Dept. of Health Services, Berkeley, CA. (consultant).
1990-1996 Pacific States Regional Genetics Network, California State Dept. of Health Services, Berkeley, CA. (member: Continuing
Education Sub-committee, and Technical Sub-committee).
1988-1990 Pacific States Regional Genetics Network, California State Dept. of Health Services, Berkeley. (member: Pilot Committee for
Quality Assurance in Cytogenetics Laboratories).
1980-1982 National Certification Agency for Medical Laboratory Personnel, Washington, D.C. (member: examination committee for
1978 Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia (consultant: cytogenetics laboratory proficiency testing).
1977-1983 American Journal of Medical Genetics (reviewer).
1976-1982 Tissue Culture Association, California Branch (consultant).
1974-1980 Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, CA (consultant: cytogenetics and radiobiology).
1970-1973 XIIIth International Congress of Genetics, Berkeley, CA, (vice-chair, organizing committee).
1970 Committee for Teacher Evaluation, Department of Genetics, Univ. Calif., Berkeley.
1970-1971 Committee for Revision of Undergraduate Honors Courses. Department of Genetics, Univ. Calif., Berkeley.
1969-2002 Science Books : A Quarterly Review (reviewer).
1967-1982 Science (reviewer).
1967-1996 American Journal of Human Genetics (reviewer).
1965-1999 Consultant (cytogenetics): San Francisco Bay area hospitals and teaching institutions.
1960-1966 LABORATORY TECHNICIAN (radiobiology); Grades I-IV, Donner Laboratory, Univ. Calif., Berkeley.
1956-1958 PRINCIPAL TECHNICIAN (exotic lubricants); Shell Development Company, Emeryville, CA.
1956-1958 TECHNICIAN (histology; genetics); Departments of Zoology and Genetics, Univ. Calif., Berkeley.
1953-1955 U.S. ARMY, Germany, Medical Service Corps. In-charge: Clinical Laboratory and Venereal Disease Control Unit, 3rd Med.
Disp., HQ Area Command, USAFE; and interpretor (German).
1953-1960 CLINICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN: hospital and medical groups in California and U.S. Army.
1952 INSTRUCTOR: Department of Physical Education, Univ. Calif. Berkeley.
1949-1953 HEAD SURGICAL ORDERLY: Ventura County Hosp., Ventura, CA.
1982 INSTRUCTOR (cytogenetics): Program in Health Science and Medical Education, Univ Calif., Berkeley.
1981 FACULTY (amniotic fluid cell culture): Workshop on Amniotic Fluid Cell Culture, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia.
1980-1982 ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (medical genetics; computer science): Univ. Calif., San Francisco.
1977 LECTURER (mountain rescue): Wilderness Medicine, Univ. Calif., San Francsico.
1975 LECTURER (biomedical science): California State College, Sonoma, California.
1974-1977 LECTURER (human genetics and biology): University of Santa Clara, Seminars in Continuing Education, various California
1974-1977 INSTRUCTOR (human genetics; cytogenetics): Program in Health Science and Medical Education, Univ. Calif., Berkeley.
1973 INSTRUCTOR (undergraduate honors): Dept. of Genetics, Univ. Calif., Berkeley.
1973 LECTURER (cytogenetics; interdisciplinary studies): Dept. of Genetics, Univ. of Calif., Berkeley.
1968-1970 INSTRUCTOR (general genetics): Univ. Calif. Extension Division, San Francisco and Berkeley.
1968-1970 LECTURER (radiation genetics): Annual AEC Health Physics Training Course, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley.
1968-1970 LECTURER (radiation genetics): AEC Summer Institute in Radiation Biology for College Teachers, Univ. Calif., Berkeley (Oak
Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge, TN).
1960-1975 LECTURER (medical physics; radiobiology): Univ. Calif., Berkeley.
1958-1979 INSTRUCTOR (mountain search and rescue): Berkeley Mntn. Rescue Group, Berkeley, CA; Alameda County Mntn. Rescue Service,
San Leandro, CA; Bay Area Mntn. Rescue Unit, Stanford, CA; San Mateo County Search/Rescue Unit, San Mateo, CA.
1952-1966 INSTRUCTOR (first-aid courses, all levels): Physical Education Dept, Univ. Calif., Berkeley; and American Red Cross, Berkeley, CA.
1978-1979 Master's degree (1 student), Dept. Biology, San Francisco State Univ., San Francisco.
1973-1974 Master's degree (2 students), Prog. in Health Sci. and Med. Education, Univ. Calif., Berkeley.
1971-1972 Undergraduate Honors Course (2 students), Department of Genetics, Univ. Calif., Berkeley.
1988-1996 Participation in design and creation of California's Quality Assurance program for cytogenetics laboratories.
1982 Adapted GENFILES (mainframe DBMS) onto a microprocessor computer. Parts of this system are still used (1996).
1982 Developed the UCSF Cytogenetics Laboratory into one of the world's best high case-load prenatal diagnosis laboratories.
1975 Created GENFILES, a micro-to-mainframe computer database for medical genetics, which grew into an interstate system 1978-1983.
Its logic was preserved in newer systems well into the 1990s.
1975-1982 Directed the first "high-volume" pre-natal cytogenetic diagnosis laboratory.
1973 Proposed the first practical test for heterozygosity in Fanconi's Pancytopenia.
1970-1974 First karyotypes of the Giant Anteater, South American Manatee, and XY/XXY and XY/XYY mosaic cats.
1968 First determination in animals of the RBE for negative pions.
1968 Co-author of the definitive review of LSD "genetic damage"
Seventy-six publications, twenty-four conference presentations, and contributions to six biology texts represent research in radiochemistry, immunosuppression, transplantation, radiobiology, mutagenicity, neoplasia, human genetics, cytogenetics, pre-natal diagnosis, and computer science.
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