Dean and Professor
University of Texas at San Antonio
George Perry is Dean of the College of Sciences and professor of biology at The University of Texas at San Antonio. Perry is recognized in the field of Alzheimer’s disease research, particularly for his work on Oxidative Stress. Perry received his bachelors of arts degree in zoology with high honors from University of California, Santa Barbara. After graduation he headed to Scripps Institution of Oceanography and obtained his Ph.D in marine biology under David Epel in 1979. He then received a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Cell Biology in the laboratories of Dr. Bill Brinkley and Joseph Bryan at Bayor College of Medicine where he laid the foundation for his observations of abnormalities in cell structure.
His research interest is on Alzheimer’s disease, Oxidative stress, Parkinson’s disease, Cytoskeleton Mitochondria, Amyloidosis, Neuropathology, Cytochemistry.