G. Michael Chippendale, Ph.D.
29 S. 9th Street, Suite 209, Columbia, Missouri 65201


Dr. Chippendale received his B.S. degree from the University of Manchester, England, his M.S degree from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He was a postdoctoral fellow in biochemistry at the University of Leeds, England.

Dr. Chippendale's membership in professional societies includes the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Society of Sigma Xi, the Entomological Society of America (ESA), and the Society for College and University Planning. He was named a Fellow of ESA in 1994.

Chippendale Consulting, LLC

  • Participated in a post-occupancy study with Flad Architects, Madison, WI from the perspective of lab users moving into new biochemistry lab facilities at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, from 2007-09.

  • Conducted a programming study with Spectrum Consulting Group, Columbia, MO, for the Plant Science Center, Mexico, Missouri, and a feasibility study for a green incubator facility for the University of Missouri-Kansas City, from 2008-09.

  • Participated in a feasibility study with BNIM Architects and Zimmer Real Estate Services, Kansas City, MO, and others for a new Climate Sustainability Center affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the Green Impact Zone in Kansas City, from 2009-10.

  • Consulted for the UM System in 2014 on seeking federal grant funding for master planning and infrastructure development of the Discovery Ridge Research Park, Columbia, MO.

  • Served on the state of Missouri's Bioscience Industry Council in 2012. This Council was convened by the Department of Economic Development to address implementation of the Missouri Strategic Initiative for Economic Growth.

  • Consulted on the preparation of business plans and programming for new and renovated facilities for the Division of Plant Sciences and the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, from 2008 to 2012.

  • Consulted for the University of Missouri and the UM System on master planning and infrastructure planning for Discovery Ridge Research Park, 2014-15.

  • Consulted for the University of Missouriís Office of Economic Development on the development of relationships and collaborations for the University of Missouri with private and public sectors in the Greater Kansas City Region, from 2009 to 2016.

Faculty Member and Administrator, University of Missouri

  • Conducted research and teaching in entomology and filled multiple administrative roles for the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri from 1968 to 2006.

  • Authored or co-authored 117 refereed journal articles in insect physiology and biochemistry, wrote nine book chapters or reviews, 11 proceedings of national and international symposia, and 12 miscellaneous publications, from 1964 to 2002. A complete listing of the refereed journal articles published is provided under the Communications tab.

  • Received research support from National Science Foundation, Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, Midwest Plant Biotechnology Consortium, Missouri Center for Plant Science and Biotechnology, and Industry

  • Provided leadership for the planning and operations for the Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center, University of Missouri, from1994-2006:

    • Chair of the Building Committee (1994-99)
    • Chair of the Planning Committee and Interim Director (2000-03)
    • Senior Associate Director (2004-05)
    • Interim Director (2005-06)


The Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center at the University of Missouri was featured in the new projects section of the May 2004 issue of Laboratory Design (Vol. 8, No. 5):

Budget: $60 million
Size: 234,000 gsf
Architects: BNIM, Kansas City; Anshen + Allen, San Francisco; RFD, San Diego
Engineers: CRB, Kansas City (MEP); Structural Engineering Assoc., Kansas City; Taliaferro and Browne, Kansas City (CE)
General Contractor: River City Construction, Peoria, IL
Completion Date: Summer 2004
Description: Center for interdisciplinary team research and education related to food, health and the environment serving six schools and colleges. Features include 40 flexible modular research labs, three teaching labs, three core facilities, and a 250 seat auditorium. Currently three interdisciplinary research themes are being emphasized: plants for our future, neuromuscular research, and virology and molecular therapies.