2012 (July) to Present: Founder, President and Research Director Of International Park Of Creativity.
   
  2008 to Present: Founder and President Of International Park Of Creativity.
   
  1988 to May of 2012: RESEARCH MICROBIOLOGIST, Cooperative Agricultural Research Center, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas 77446. Microbial Biotechnology, Bio-nanotechnology, Microbial Control, Food Safety Microbiology, and Environmental Microbiology Research focus: Microbial Processes, Molecular Biology, and Bioremediation. Conducting research on microbiology, mycology, mycotoxins production, fermentation and production of secondary metabolites, control of chemical contaminants, and extraterrestrial biogenesis using bionanotechnology.
   
  Management of research laboratory, supervision of technical personnel, management and maintenance of laboratory equipment, procurement of equipment and supplies.
   
  Consultant/Scientist, International Diversified Technology Company (IDT), Houston, Texas
   
  1993-1995: CO-INVESTIGATOR and SUPERVISOR, International project on Fungal Toxins, University of Costa Rica, Iowa State University and Prairie View A&M University (UDLP).
   
  1996: CO-INVESTIGATOR and SUPERVISOR, International project on Agricultural and Environmental Biotechnology, University of Rasario, Argentina.
   
  1992: FERMENTATION PROJECT, Fermentation Center, Strathclyde University, Biotechnology and Bioscience Department, Applied Microbiology, Glasgow, UK. Engaged in bacterial fermentation project of bacterial enzymes.
   
  1983: FUNGAL FERMENTATION, Strathclyde University, Applied Microbiology, Glasgow, UK. Fermentation Technology.
   
  1986: POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW, University of Strathclyde, Bioscience and Biotechnology Department, Applied Microbiology Division, Glasgow, Great Britain. Engaged in research on “Effect of gamma irradiation on mycotoxin production on cereal grains and on natural microbial flora of cereal seed in order to product gnotobiotic seeds”.
   
  1986-1987: RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, USDA-ARS Southern Regional Research Center, New Orleans, Louisiana. Engaged in research on food safety, biocontrol of toxigenic fungi and concomitant mycotoxins in food and feed crops.
   
  1982: VISITING SCIENTIST, USDA-ARS Southern Regional Research Center, New Orleans, Louisiana. Engaged in research with an international cooperative on endosperm type of corn resistant to aflatoxigenic fungi (publication).
   
  1980: INTERN, Botany Section, University of Valle, Cali, Colombia.
   
  1980: RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, USDA - US Grain Marketing Research Lab - North Central Region, Manhattan, Kansas. Investigated a) toxigenic fungi in stored food using grain as a main substrate of commodity and established control methods; b) fungus contamination in grain before and after harvest, particularly as they relate to toxin production; and c) factors that contribute to mycotoxin contamination.
   
  1979: Create the Concept Of The International Park Of Creativity
   
  1971-1974: RESEARCH LABORATORY ASSISTANT, Ohio State University and Agriculture Research Development Center, Columbus and Wooster, Ohio. Research Focus: Fungi Disease Evaluation.
   
  1971: COORDINATOR, Ohio Migrant Workers program in Northern Ohio, US Government Nutrition and Health Program for Migrant Workers. Purpose: To improve quality of life of migrant workers through a nutritional and health program. Provided instruction in English and Spanish.
   
  1970-1971: BIOLOGY LABORATORY ASSISTANT, Heidelberg College, Biology Department, Tiffin, Ohio.
   
  1965-1969: RESEARCH PROJECT COORDINATOR, Biology Department, Division of Science, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia, South America. Project on Plant Parasitism: Study of “Matapalo” (Colombian plant) or mistletoe parasitism in ligneous plants.
   
  1996: (Nov-Dec) COORDINATOR AND MAIN LECTURER, International Course on Food Spoilage and Contamination. I prepared the course, and was the main lecturer. The course was attended by professional and technologists from industry, universities and government. Panama, Republic of Panama.
   
  1998: CONSULTANT, South Africa, Lecturing and organizing workshops on science and technology for seven South African universities. U.S. and South African Governments.
   
  1998: CONSULTANT, U.S. Grain (USDA). Lecturing on Fungi and mycotoxins in grain and food. Colombia, South America.
   
  1998: PROJECT EVALUATOR/REVIEWER on Science, Small Business/USDA
   
  SCIENCE LECTURER in USA, Europe, UK, Israel, China, Africa, Latin America, Turkey.
   


 

 

 

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