I am an environmental microbiologist with 28 years experience in academic and industrial research laboratories. Major areas of expertise are microbial ecology, geomicrobiology, anaerobic microbial physiology, thermodynamics of electron accepting processes, nitrogen cycle in soil, remediation of pollutants in soil and groundwater, hydrogen generation, molecular microbial ecology, genomics, and cultivation of novel microorganisms.
Ph.D. Microbiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI . 1996
Dissertation title : Physiological Characterization of Anaerobic Food Webs that Reductively Dechlorinate Chlorophenols.
M.S. Microbiology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. 1985
B.A. Biology, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA . 1981
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