DEREK S. HOARE
Derek S. Hoare, professor of microbiology, died on May
16, 1971. He was 43.
Professor Hoare was born on November 29, 1927, in London,
England. He earned bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees from the
University of London in 1947, 1950, and 1953, respectively. He taught
at the University of Sheffield and the University of London prior to
joining the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1964.
Dr. Hoare's academic specializations were microbial
physiology and ecology. In 1967 he was awarded a three-year Welch Foundation
grant to study photosynthetic microorganisms. He also held research
grants from the National Science Foundation. Professor Hoare served
on the editorial board of the Journal of Bacteriology and was
a member of the Society of American Microbiologists.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo
Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on November
17, 2000. Additional biographical sources can be found in the
Barker Texas History Center and the UT Office of Public Affairs.