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In a career filled with highlights, Dr. Paul Edward Bishop believes that discovering an alternative nitrogen fixation system in 1980 served as a crowning achievement.

    MOUNT VERNON, WA, February 25, 2019 — Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Paul Edward Bishop, Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Bishop celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his 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.

Backed by more than 40 years of professional excellence, Dr. Bishop excels in the field of microbiology. Most recently, he worked as a research microbiologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Agricultural Research Service at North Carolina State University from 1977 to 1984 and again from 1985 until his retirement in 2007. Over the years, he gained valuable expertise in similar positions with the University of Sussex in England, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Oregon State University. At the inception of his career, he served as a volunteer with the Peace Corps in Panama and as a technician with the School of Medicine at the University of Washington. In a career filled with highlights, he believes that discovering an alternative nitrogen fixation system in 1980 served as a crowning achievement. The first evidence was published in the December 1980 proceeding for the National Academy of Sciences.

A member of Phi Kappa Phi, Dr. Bishop holds a Bachelor of Science from Washington State University, and a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy from Oregon State University. In order to remain abreast of changes in the field, he maintains affiliation with the American Society for Microbiology. In his spare time, he has acted as a Spanish interpreter for a number of entities and volunteers with his local food bank. Throughout his tenure, he has also contributed myriad articles to professional journals in his area of expertise.

In light of his excellence in the field, Dr. Bishop was recognized with the Scientist of the Year Award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 1982, through which he's also earned a plethora of grants. Additionally, professional publications such as Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the South and Southwest have also honored him for his work. In the coming years, Dr. Bishop intends to continue enjoying his retirement.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Paul Edward Bishop, Ph.D., has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.

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