John Bruno
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About Me

Ph.D. Microbiologist/Immunologist with 31 years of postdoctoral biotech and teaching experience seeking a PT remote/online teaching role.


Degrees
(PhD) Doctor of Philosophy - 1991

Biological Sciences

The University of Arizona


Teaching History
Microbiology & Biotechnology

Aug 2006 - May 2018

Northwest Vista College (NVC; Banner ID No. 900032205), San Antonio, TX. Taught evening courses including Introduction to Biotechnology (BITC 1311), Lab Methods & Techniques (BITC 1402) and Sophomore-level courses in Biotechnology Lab Instrumentation (BITC 2311), Cell Culture (BITC 2431), and Molecular Biology/Molecular Lab Techniques (2441), a hybrid Bio-Nanotechnology Lab Techniques course (BITC 2412 and NANO 2407) as well as Human Anatomy and Physiology and General Microbiology for Science Majors (BIOL 2420/2421).  Received Two Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Awards for Biotechnology in 2009 and Microbiology in 2018.  Also served as the Nanotechnology Program Advisory Committee Chairman 2015-2016.  Part-time salary: $20,000-$25,000 per year.  See student ratings: http://www.ratemyprofessors.com/ShowRatings.jsp?tid=1274615.  

A&P, Microbiology & Gen. Zoology

Jan 1992 - Dec 1998

1992, 1997-98 Adjunct Faculty Instructor- Palo Alto Community College, San Antonio, TX.  Taught at least 4 evening credit hours per semester in Microbiology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, or General Zoology.  Part-time salary: ~ $10,000 per year.


Areas of Specialization
microbiology Immunology molecular biology cell biology biotechnology

Resources
Recent Journal Article 1

A simpler visible colorimetric and less expensive syringe enzymatic filter-based assay (SEFA) utilizing proven anti-Salmonella DNA aptamers is describ…

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Journal Article 2

This report describes a combined immunofluorescence and fluorescence viability stain applied as one staining solution for rapid detection of live

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Journal Article 3

Abstract Several molecular modeling programs including Pep-Fold 3, Vienna RNA, RNA Composer, Avogadro, PatchDock, RasMol, and VMD were used to define the three-dimensional and basic binding charact...

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Journal Article 4

A fluorescent DNA aptamer-magnetic bead sandwich assay was developed to detect listeriolysin O (LLO) protein from pathogenic Listeria bacteria using a peroxidase-linked system, Amplex Ultra Red (AUR; derivatized resazurin) substrate, and a custom-designed handheld fluorometer. The assay is highly se …

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