Chippendale Consulting, LLC

G. Michael Chippendale, Ph.D.
29 S. 9th Street, Suite 209, Columbia, Missouri 65201
Phone/FAX 573-441-1234

G. M. Chippendale established Chippendale Consulting, LLC in 2006. Dr. Chippendale led the team that developed the Bond Life Sciences Center at the University of Missouri-Columbia during the period 1994-2004 (http://lifesciences.missouri.edu). In 2005-06, he served as its Interim Director.

Dr. Chippendale retired from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2006 after spending 40 years conducting research and teaching in biological sciences and filling multiple administrative roles. He has a unique perspective about the planning, design, and operational needs of facilities for research and education in the life sciences in the 21st century.

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 at the University of Leeds, England

At the University of Missouri-Columbia, Dr. Chippendale held a faculty appointment in Entomology in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources from 1968 to 2005. During this period he also served in various administrative positions including, Chair of the Department of Entomology, Coordinator for Entomology and Plant Pathology, Unit Leader for Plant Sciences, Interim Associate Director of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, and Senior Associate Dean, College Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. He completed his career at the University of Missouri as Interim Director of the Bond Life Sciences Center.

Dr. Chippendale was recognized with the Mumford Award for exemplary contributions to the land-grant mission of the University of Missouri-Columbia. He was elected Fellow of the Entomological Society of America in 1994.

Dr. Chippendale’s membership in profession societies include the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Society of Sigma Xi, Gamma Sigma Delta, and the Entomological Society of America.

A summary of his administrative and academic accomplishments show he:

  • Provided leadership for the planning and operations of $60 million Bond Life Sciences Center, which was opened at the University of Missouri-Columbia in July 2004. He served as Chair of the Building Committee (1994-99), Chair of the Planning Committee, Interim Director (2000-03), Senior Associate Director (2004-05), and Interim Director (2005-06). http://www.cf.missouri.edu/focus/2002/winter02/hub.html
  • Provided administrative leadership for the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, the Plant Sciences Unit, and the Dept. of Entomology, College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
  • Conducted research in insect physiology and biochemistry (1963-1999). Published peer-reviewed articles on insect seasonal development, insect nutrition, insect endocrinology, insect-plant relations, and the biorational control of insect pests.
  • Authored or co-authored 113 refereed journal articles (1964-2002) in insect physiology and biochemistry, wrote nine book chapters or reviews, 11 proceedings of national and international symposia, and 12 miscellaneous publications.
  • Received research support from National Science Foundation, Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, Midwest Plant Biotechnology Consortium, Missouri Center for Plant Science and Biotechnology, and Industry
  • Supervised eight postdoctoral students, 11 Ph.D. degree students, and eight M.S. degree students.

The Bond Life Sciences Center received two architectural awards:

2005 AIA Kansas Honor Award-Excellence in Architecture.

2005 AIA Mid-Missouri Merit Award.

The Center was reviewed in ArchNewsNow:


During construction the Center 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; Talaferro 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. Projected to house about 40 principal investigators and more than 300 employees.
Contact: G. Michael Chippendale