College:College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise:Biotechnology, Microbiology, Microbial Degradation of Toxicants
Education:PhD, microbiology, University of Minnesota and Minneapolis MA, biology/chemistry, Southwest Texas State University BS, biology/chemistry, Southwest Texas State University
Activities:Member of the American Chemical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Co-editor of a symposium, Microbial Metabolism and the Carbon Cycle. Recipient of a four-year grant from the National Science Foundation to study cyanide detoxification in bacteria. Holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in biology/chemistry from Southwest Texas State University, and a doctorate in microbiology from the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis.