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Jonathan Richard Mielenz

microbiologist

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.

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