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Morris Aaron Benjaminson

director , microbiologist

Morris Aaron Benjaminson, American microbiologist, director. Certified clinical laboratory supervisor.


Benjaminson, Morris Aaron was born on August 6, 1930 in Bronx, New York, United States. Son of Abraham Jacob and Anna (Schwartz) Benjaminson.


Bachelor of Science in Biology, Long Island University, Brooklyn, 1951. Master of Science in Biology, New York University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, New York University, 1967.


Senior biological technician. Sloan Kettering Institute, New York City, 1954—1955. Medical technician Virginia Hospital, 1956—1959.

Research assistant Margaret M. Caspary Institute Veterinary Research, 1959—1961. Associate professor, adjunct professor City University New York, 1964—1996. Adjunct assistant professor Pace College, 1967.

Assistant professor microbiology, department graduate school arts & science College Dentistry & Basic Sciences, 1969—1975. Research associate Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, 1961—1964. Senior task leader, microbiologist Naval Applied Science Laboratory, Brooklyn, 1964—1969.

Associate professor public health & adjunct professor biology A & M Schwartz College Pharmacy & Health Sciences Long Island University, 1979—1983. Director, science consultation & research North Star Research, Division Zymotech Enterprises, Ltd., Bay Shore, since 1975. Research associate New York Ocean Science Laboratory, Montauk, 1979—1983.

Associate professor microbiology New York College Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, 1984—1990. Director Research and Development Center Practical Solutions, Inc., Hauppauge, 1991—1993. Instructor Jersey City State College, 1958—1959.

Clinical assistant professor, microbiology & immunology Farleigh Dickinson University, Dental College, Teaneck, 1974—1975. Visiting professor microbiology Ross University Medical School, Dominica, British West Indies, 1992. Professor & chairman, department applied Bioscience Touro College, School Health Sciences, Bay Shore, New York, since 1994, acting director.

Director, summer research program. Chairman public relations committee Chairman Committee Scholarly Research. Member, institutional review board, department biology School Liberal Arts & Sciences.


Consultant Electro-Optics Devices Corporation, 1988-1989. Adjunct professor biology City University of New York, New York City, 1964-1995. Director N.S.R. division Zymotech Enterprises, Ltd., New York, since 1975.

Corporal, medical technician Troop Information & Education NCO, 1952-1954, Young Dong Po, Republic of Korea.


  • Certified clinical laboratory supervisor.


  • Reviewer Journal Histochemistry and Cytochemistry, 1990, Center for Indoor Air Research, since 1992. Patentee in field (patent awards United States Navy). Contributor articles to professional journals.


With United States Army, 1952-1954, Korea. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy Microbiology (certified pathogenic bacteriology and virology), American Society Gravitational and Space Biology, Histochemical Society, American Institute Biological Sciences, National Registry Microbiologists, International Association Aerobiology, American Association Textile Chemists and Colorists (antimicrobial committee), International Association for Comparative Research on Leukemia and Related Diseases, Sigma Xi.


  • Other Interests

    Writing, sculpting, drawing, history.


Married Barbara Jane Brodmerkel Borodin (divorced). Children: Brina Michal, Ari Jonathan.

Abraham Jacob Benjaminson

Anna (Schwartz) Benjaminson

Barbara Jane Brodmerkel Borodin

Brina Michal Benjaminson

Ari Jonathan Benjaminson