Former Researchers

Former Researchers for the Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation

Anthony Mellone
Ph.D. Chemistry: University of Florida, 1989
CEDB Research Affiliation: 9/30/1991 – 5/6/1992
Current status: Chemistry Professor, Valencia Community College, FL

Sergey Selifonova
Ph.D. Biochemistry: USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1990
CEDB Research Affiliation: 9/3/1991 – 9/1/1993
Current status: Chief Scientific Officer, Segetis, Minnesota

Erwan Saouter
Ph.D. Toxicology: University of Bordeaux, France, 1990
CEDB Research Affiliation: 8/7/1992 – 12/15/1993
Current status: Environmental Communication, Proctor and Gamble, Switzerland

Ariel Diamant
Ph.D. Marine Biology: The Hebrew University, 1985
CEDB Research Affiliation: 8/14/1992 – 4/3/1993
Current status: Head, National Center for Mariculture, Israel

Steen Knudsen
Ph.D. Microbiology: University of Copenhagen, 1990
CEDB Research Affiliation: 1/2/1992 – 5/5/1995
Current status: unknown

Magdalena Grifoll
Ph.D. Biology: University of Barcelona, 1990
CEDB Research Affiliation: 11/1/1993 – 12/31/1993
Current status: Professor, University of Barcelona

Jörg Klein
Ph.D. Biochemistry: University of Bonn, Germany, 1994
CEDB Research Affiliation: 9/8/1993 – 5/17/1996
Current status: Managing Director
The Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz Foundation, Germany

Edward Jarmul
Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering: Ohio State University, 1990
CEDB Research Affiliation: 1/26/1994 – 3/30/1996
Current status: Unknown

Malcolm Shields
Ph.D. Bacterial Genetics and Physiology: University of Tennessee, 1985
CEDB Research Affiliation: 8/8/1991 – 7/1/2002
Current status: Associate Professor, Idaho State University

Barbara Sharak Genthner
Ph.D. Microbiology: University of Illinois, 1984
CEDB Research Affiliation: 10/1/1993 – 5/7/2002
Current status: Assistant Professor, University of West Florida

Tamar Barkay
Ph.D. Microbiology/Biochemistry: University of Maryland, 1980
CEDB Research Affiliation: 12/11/1998 – 8/7/1999
Current status: Associate Professor, Rutgers University

Shea Tuberty
Ph.D. Ecology: Tulane University, LA, 1998
CEDB Research Affiliation: 12/4/1998 – 8/7/2002
Current status: Assistant Professor, Appalachian State University

Joseph Pakulski
Ph.D. Zoology: University of Georgia, 1990
CEDB Research Affiliation: 9/1/1999 – 4/28/2001, 1/28/2002 – 8/31/2007
Current status: Adjunct Faculty, Kennebec Valley Community College, Maine

Wei-Jun Yang
Ph.D. Aquatic Bioscience: University of Tokyo, 1997
CEDB Research Affiliation: 5/20/2000 – 5/19/2002
Current status: Professor of Marine Biology, Zhejiang University

Natalie Karouna-Renier
Ph.D. Molecular Biology: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, 2002
CEDB Research Affiliation: 11/26/2001 – 5/23/2002 and 8/8/2003 – 1/13/2006
Current status: Research Ecologist
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, MD

Raymond Harbison
Ph.D. Pharmacology/Toxicology: University of Iowa, 1969
CEDB Research Affiliation: 11/1/2002 – 1/31/2004
Current status: Professor, University of South Florida

Kendall Martin
Ph.D. Soil Science: Oregon State University, 2001
CEDB Research Affiliation: 8/8/2002 – 8/7/2005, 4/27/2008 – 5/30/2008
Current status: Assistant Professor, William Paterson University, NJ

Andreas Nocker-Einsiedler
Ph.D. Microbiology: Institute for Microbiology, 2001
CEDB Research Affiliation: 6/17/2002 – 11/20/2004
Current status: Holland

Hui Wang
Ph.D. Biochemistry: University of Utah, 2001
CEDB Research Affiliation: 11/12/2002 – 8/8/2003
Current status: Unknown

Hugo Castillo
Ph.D. Ecology: Pennsylvania State University, 2004
CEDB Research Affiliation: 11/1/2004 – 4/16/2006
Current status: Faculty, University of Chihuahua, Mexico

Sang Hyon Lee
Ph.D. Microbiology: University of Tokyo, 2004
CEDB Research Affiliation: 3/17/2005 – 8/26/2007
Current status: Research Professor, Ewha Womans University, Korea

Simon Jakubowski
Ph.D. Microbiology/Molecular Genetics:
University of Texas Health Science Center, 2005
CEDB Research Affiliation: 1/17/2006 – 1/25/2007
Current status: Staff, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Christian Riesenfeld
Ph.D. Microbiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison 2006
CEDB Research Affiliation: 02/27/12 - 12/31/14
Current Status: unknown

Fred Hileman
Ph.D. Analytic Chemistry, University of Utah, 1973
CEDB Research Affiliation: 2/02/09 - 5/01/15
Current status: Retired