Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches
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.<signed>
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.