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Jonathan Richard Mielenz

Jonathan Richard Mielenz, American microbiologist. Achievements include several patents and patents pending in industrial enzymes, bioconversion, genetic engineering; research in the United States Environmental Protection Agency site technology development. Member American Society Microbiology, Society Industrial Microbiology, Northern California Society Industrial Microbiology (president 1991).

Background

  • Mielenz, Jonathan Richard was born on March 25, 1948 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Richard Childs and Jessie (Lupton) Mielenz.

  • Education

    • AB, Wittenberg University, 1970. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1976.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow, researcher University California, Davis, 1976-1978. Section leader cost per click International Inc., Chicago, 1979-1983. Section head G.D. Searle & Company, 1984-1985.

      Director biotechnology Henkel Research Corporation, Santa Rosa, California, 1985-1990. Director environmental technical COGNIS Inc., since 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include several patents and patents pending in industrial enzymes, bioconversion, genetic engineering. Research in the United States Environmental Protection Agency site technology development.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to Proceedings National Academy of Sciences, Molecular and Cellular Genetics.

    Membership

    Member American Society Microbiology, Society Industrial Microbiology, Northern California Society Industrial Microbiology (president 1991).

    Connections

    • Married Joanne Bergstrom. Children: Jason, Rhonda, Ryan, Benjamin.
    • father: Richard Childs Mielenz
    • mother: Jessie (Lupton) Mielenz
    • spouse: Joanne Bergstrom
    • children: Jason Mielenz
    • Rhonda Mielenz
    • Ryan Mielenz
    • Benjamin Mielenz
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    Born March 25, 1948
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      Wittenberg University
    • 1973
      University Illinois
    • 1976
      University Illinois
    • 1976 - 1978
      Postdoctoral fellow, University California
      Davis, West Virginia, United States
    • 1976 - 1978
      researcher, University California
      Davis, West Virginia, United States
    • 1979 - 1983
      section leader, cost per click International Incorporated
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1984 - 1985
      section head, G.D. Searle & Company
    • 1985 - 1990
      director, biotechnology Henkel Research Corporation
      Santa Rosa, Guatemala
    • 1991
      director, environmental technical COGNIS Incorporated
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