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Joseph A. Adamo, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology

How to Contact Me:

Georgian Court University
School of Sciences and Mathematics
900 Lakewood Ave.
Lakewood, NJ 08701-2697

Phone: 732.987.2112
Fax: 732.987.2010

Joadamo@aol.com

  • Adjunct Professor of Biology

Education:

  • Ph.D. Microbiology, Rutgers University, 1975
  • Fulbright Scholar, International Rice Research Institute and University of the Philippines, Philippines, 1973-1974
  • M.S. Microbiology/Botany, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1967
  • B.A. Biology, Jersey City State College (now New Jersey City University), 1964

Research Interests:

Microbiology: Microbial Interactions; GEMs; Vectors; DNA Transfer in the Environment; nanotechnology and Horizontal Gene Transfer.

Courses Taught:

  • Graduate: Virology, Mycology, Biostatistics, Review Paper Research, Master's Thesis Research.

Professional Memberships:

Special Honors:

NSF Fellow (Temple University 1988-05, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 1992-93, 06), Georgetown University 2000, Harvard University 2003-4, Stony Brook University 2006, New York Institute of Technology, 2006. Bio-link Fellow (UC Berkeley 2003), ASM Fellow (Drexel University 1992-94), Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in American Education, American Men and Women of Biology, The International Who's Who of Intellectuals, Who's Who in the East, American Men and Women of Science, Sigma Xi, Phi Sigma, Iota Mu Pi, Fulbright Scholar, Visiting Professor (Rutgers University 1986, 1994; Drexel University 1994).

Special Committees:

  • Member-Institutional Research Review Committee, Community Medical Center, Toms River, NJ.
  • Chairman - National Science Content Selection Task Force- SciTeKS. American Chemical Society / National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.

 Recent Publications:

  • Adamo, J.A., J.B. Luland-Richards, E.N. Antonelli, E.F. Garritt and M.A. Gealt. 2006. Nematodes as bacterial, viral and potential nanotechnology delivery systems. Abstracts ASM-IEEE-EMS Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • Garritt, E.F., E.N. Antonelli, and J.A. Adamo. 2005. Preliminary studies of nematodes as potential nanotechnology delivery systems. The Bulletin of the New Jersey Academy of Sciences. 50 (2).
  • Luland-Richards, J.B., J.A. Adamo and M.A. Gealt. 2004. Caenorhabditis elegans: A model vector system for bacterial and viral environmental DNA transfer studies. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, LA. 104.
  • Adamo, J.A. 2003. Application of the metabolic inhibition test (MIT). Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Washington DC. 103.
  • Adamo, J.A. 2002. A metabolic inhibition test to detect the cidal static effects of antimicrobial agents. The bulletin of the New Jersey Avademy of Science. 47.
  • Adamo, J.A. 2000. Analysis of variance and regression analysis. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Adamo, J.A. and M.A. Gealt. 1999. New techniques for analysis of microbial gene transfer within a Rhabditis soil nematode. The Bulletin of the New Jersey Academy of Science 44(2):15-19.
  • Adamo, J.A. 1999. Biometric analyses utilizing microbial model systems. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Chicago, IL. 99:671.
  • Adamo, J.A. and M.A. Gealt. 1998. New techniques for plasmid transfer studies in a soil nematode vector model system. The Bulletin of the New Jersey Academy of Science 43(1):19.
  • Adamo, J.A. and M.A. Gealt. 1996. A demonstration of bacterial conjugation within the alimentary canal of Rhabditis nematodes. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 20(15-22).
  • Adamo, J.A. and M.A. Gealt. 1996. Vectors and fomites: An investigative laboratory for undergraduates. American Biology Teacher. 58(8):484-489.
  • Adamo, J.A. and M.A. Gealt. 1995. Bacterial viability in a soil nematode. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC.
  • Adamo, J.A. and M.A. Gealt. 1994. Bacterial gene transfer in nematodes. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Adamo, J.A. and M.A. Gealt. 1994. Vectors and fomites. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Adamo, J.A. and M.A. Gealt. 1993. A nematode model system for the study of gene transfer in soil organisms. Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Atlanta, GA.

 

 



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