Autobiography Book



Biography   Education   Special Courses |  Fellowships, Awards, and Recognitions  |  Professional Experiences  | Community Service  |  Teaching  |  Research Grants |  Affiliations  | 
Current Projects
 |  Special Talents and Interests

Community Services

1995:  CHAIRMAN, Promotion and Evaluation Planning Committee for Research Scientist,
Cooperative Agricultural Research Center, College of Agriculture and Human Sciences,

1995:  RESEARCH MENTOR, NASA-Sharp-Plus Apprenticeship Research Program,
PVAMU. Served as mentor for high school students engaging in innovative scientific
research utilizing the four basic sciences.

1997:  SCIENCE-TEACHING PROJECT EVALUATOR, Texas Department of Education
Agency. Einsehower Project. Evaluate a science teaching project for middle and high
school teachers in Houston, Texas. May - June, 1997.

1997-1998:  SCIENTIFIC EVALUATOR, National Projects on Environmental Biology,

1995-1996:  SCIENTIFIC PROJECT EVALUATOR, National Science Foundation and
United States Department of Agriculture.

1994:  SUPERVISOR, Master of Science student thesis on “Chemical and Microbiological
Quality of Fresh Water Prawn”, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, Great

1994:  PROJECT EVALUATOR, Texas International Education Consortium.

1992-1994:  SUPERVISOR, Master of Science student thesis on “Aflatoxin in Peanuts”,
Texas A&M University.

GUEST SPEAKER, “Fungal Spore Hazards from Agricultural Sources” and “Food
Cross-Contamination”, City of Houston, Public Health Department.

1991-1993:  SUPERVISOR, Doctoral Dissertation on “Induction of Phytoalexins, Texas
A&M University.

1988:   PRESENTER, Latin American Congress on Biotechnology Applied to Agriculture,
Cali, Colombia.

1988:  PRESENTER, Andean Countries Seminar on Food Technology, Bogota.

1988:  PANELIST, Biotechnology Seminar, InterAmerican Bank Development Seminar, Latin
American Countries, Manizales, Colombia.

1987:  PRESENTER, “Mycotoxins in Food for Human Consumption”, International and Latin
American Seminar on “Quality Control of Food”, Bogota, Colombia.

1983-1986:  SUPERVISOR, Graduate and Undergraduate student research, University of
Strathcylde, Bioscience and Biotechnology, Department of Microbiology Division,
Glasgow, Great Britain.

1982:  GUEST SPEAKER, National Television Program, Colombian Educational Program on
Food, SENA, Cali, Colombia.

1979:  GUEST SPEAKER, “Distribution of Microbes in the Environment”, National Colloquy
on Ecology, Cali, Colombia.

1978-1981:  RESEARCH PROJECT EVALUATOR, Research Scientific Committee,
Science division, University of Valle, Cali, Colombia.

1977:  GUEST SPEAKER, “Quality Control and Preservation of Low Cost Food with High
Nutritional Value”, First National Seminar, Bogota, Colombia.

1974:  MEMBER, Planning Staff and Faculty, DAG HAMMARSHKOULD College,
Columbia, USA.