DR. JOHN M. ZAMORA
Phone: (615) 898-2067
Fax: (615) 898-5093
Jones Hall 340
MTSU Box 60
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
B.A. (Biochemistry, Mathematics minor), Columbia University
Ph.D. (Microbiology, Biochemistry minor), Auburn University
Testing for mutagenic agents; Isolation/identification of antibiotic producing organisms
from the environment; Isolation/identification of waste degraders from the environment;
Isolation/identification of biochemical producing organisms from the environment;
Creating mutant strains of microorganisms.
Co-author on one book chapter, nine articles, 38 abstracts, published in Cancer Research,
Academic Press, Biochemical Pharmacology, Molecular Pharmacology, Journal of the Tennessee
Academy of Science.
Carolyn Taylor Carr Award for Meritorious Achievement in Research, 1985; 2 Tips Trainer
GRADUATE PROGRAM ROLE:
Teaches numerous graduate courses including Environmental Microbiology, Pathophysiology,
Histology, Special Problems in Biology, Seminar-Advancements in Biology, General Virology,
Molecular Genetics, Food and Industrial Microbiology, Biotechnology, Special Problems
in Zoology, Advanced Virology, Advancements in Molecular Genetics, and Special Problems
in Biology; Serves as thesis advisor and committee member to M.S. degree candidates.
American Society for Microbiology; American Chemical Society; Tennessee Academy of
Science; Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society.