Bullock completes PhD
Jeff Martin Bullock recently completed requirements for a Ph.D. degree in plant pathology at Washington State University (WSU). His committee consisted of Kenneth Eastwell (chair), Hanu Pappu, Brenda Schroeder, and Paul Matthews (Hopsteiner). Bullock’s thesis was entitled “Genetic basis for host response to hop stunt viroid.” He received B.S. degrees in chemistry and biology in 1987 and M.S. in biochemistry in 1994 from Western Washington University. Before joining WSU in August 2010, Bullock was an analytical chemist and criminal investigator in the Food and Drug Administration, Bothell, Washington from May 1991 to June 1992; a chemistry and biology instructor in Pierce College at Fort Lewis, Washington from March 1999 to March 2003; Chief Research Administration Service from October 2000 to November 2001 and molecular biologist from January 1995 to October 2000 and November 2001 to June 2008 in the Department of Clinical Investigation, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington; and director of the Math Science Program, North Central Educational Service District from August 2008 to September 2012. He served as a member of the Institutional Review Board at the Madigan Army Medical Center from March 1999 to March 2003. During his Ph.D. program at WSU, Bullock was an adjunct faculty in the Department of Chemistry, Central Washington University teaching chemistry from September 2013 to June 2014, and received the 2nd place in the 2013 WSU Global Case Study Competition. He accepted a job as the Executive Director for STEM Initiative Planning at the North Central Educational Service District, Washington.