PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
 
11/2009 – Present:
Adjunct Scientist – Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) – San Antonio TX
10/2009 – Present:
Project Manager/ Scientist – Non-Exercise Physiological Countermeasures Project (NxPCM) – NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC)
07/2008 – Present:
Adjunct Assistant Professor – University of Texas, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothorasic Surgery, School of Medicine – Galveston TX
06/2007 – Present:
Ad Hoc Reviewer – Journal of Tissue Engineering
02/2007 – Present:
Project Scientist – Non-Exercise Physiological Countermeasures Project
02/2003 – Present:
Manager – Disease Modelling/Tissue Analogues Laboratory – NASA

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02/2005 – 08/2007:
Deputy Project Manager – Non-Exercise Physiological Countermeasures Project – NASA JSC
02/2005 – 10/2005:
Project Scientist – Integrated Cell Science Project – NASA JSC
05/2003 – Present:
Member – Biosafety Committee chaired by Duane Pierson, PhD – NASA JSC
12/2000 – 10/2005:
Chief Scientist – Cellular Biotechnology Facility, International Space Station (ISS) – NASA JSC 
12/2000 – 10/2002:
Project Manager/Scientist – Commercial SpaceFlight Office, StelSys Experiment – NASA JSC
10/2000 – Present:
Project Manager/Scientist – ARCTIC Freezer System, ISS – NASA JSC
08/1999 – 2003:
Project Manager/Scientist – MRPO STS107/BDS-05 Experiment, ISS/Columbia – NASA JSC
06/1999 – Present:
Project Scientist – Minus Eighty Freezer (MELFI), Cryogenic Freezer (CRYO) and Glacier systems for ISS – NASA JSC
09/1997 – Present:
Co-Director – Tulane University Environmental Astrobiology Center, under a NASA Reimbursable Space Act Agreement – NASA JSC – Houston TX
09/1996 – 2003:
Special appointments – Adjunct Professor – Tulane University Medical Center, Departments of Physiology and Medicine – New Orleans LA
04/1993 – 2000:
Cell Biology Manager –NASA Biotechnology Flight Definition – NASA JSC
09/1991 – 03/1993:
Biotechnology Laboratories Manager – KRUG Life Sciences division, Biomedical Research section – Houston TX
06/1987 – 08/1991:
Research Cell Biologist – KRUG Life Sciences division, Biomedical Research section – Houston TX
09/1985 – 06/1987:
Research Associate and Laboratory Supervisor – University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Surgery – Houston TX
12/1979 – 09/1985:
Research Associate and Laboratory Supervisor – University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Surgery, Division of Organ Transplantation – Houston TX
10/1973 – 12/1979:
Assistant Research Scientist – Southwest Foundation for Research and Education – San Antonio TX
 

ADDITIONAL RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
   
1996 – 2000:
Visiting Scientist: U.S. Department of Wildlife Management Arctic Research Facility – North Slope Borough, Barrow AK
   

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
 
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Physiological Society
American Society for Cell Biology
International Federation for the Advancement of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Sigma XI The Scientific Research Society
Society for In Vitro Biology