Dr. Luis Jimenez is Assistant Professor of Microbiology at Bergen Community College. He is also Adjunct Professor of Biology at Fairleigh Dickinson University, both institutions located in northern New Jersey.
He completed his Ph.D in Environmental Microbiology at the University of Puerto Rico and performed his dissertation research under the supervision of Dr. Terry Hazen at the Savannah River Plant in South Carolina under predoctoral fellowships in Bioengineering and Microbiology from the Department of Energy of the United States and the National Institutes of Health. He completed Post-Doctoral studies in Environmental Biotechnology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville under the supervision of Dr. Gary Sayler. Dr. Jimenez has 18 years of industrial experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. He has developed & participated in the development of several products for clinical and environmental applications. 57 publications, 10 book chapters, 1 book, 1 patent, and 86 presentations reflect his expertise in these areas.
Application of molecular biology to industrial, medical, and environmental problems.