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Dr. Marilu Santos
PO Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372

Phone: 910.521.6420
Fax:
910.522.5754
Email:
marilu.santos @uncp.edu

Location: Oxendine Science Building, Room 2219
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Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

Spouse: Dr. Howard George Ling
Children: Jan Lee (34), Paolo (32), Angelin (30) and Angelie (30)
Residences:
5408 White Oak Dr. Lumberton, NC 28358
5310 Petrel Ct. Wilmington NC 28409
Ethicity: Asian/Filipino
Citizenship: US Citizen

EDUCATION

PhD Microbiology, minor in Biochemistry and Genetics, 1990 
University of the Philippines
Thesis: Parasexual Analysis of Mutants of the Cellulolytic
Penicillium funiculosum var. funiculosum using Protoplast Fusion
Advisers: Dr. Asuncion Raymundo and Sir John Peberdy

M.S. Microbiology, minor in Biochemistry, 1983
University of the Philippines
Masteral Thesis:  Production of Thermotolerant and High Alcohol
Yielding Strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae by Chemical Mutagenesis
and Hybridization
Advisers: Prof. William L. Fernandez and Dr. Dolores Ramirez

B.S. Biology, major in Microbiology, 1976
University of the Philippines
Undergraduate Thesis: Growth Curve of the Biocontrol Bacillus
thuringiensis var thuringiensis Berliner in Six Agricultural and Industrial
Wastes Liquid Culture Media
Adviser: Prof. William L. Fernandez

Research Training

University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba Japan. 1986
Ph D thesis with Dr. Takashi Sasaki. Through a Research Fellowship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences (JSPS)

Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. 1987
Ph D Thesis with Dr. Kachorn Charoensiri. Through a Research Fellowship from United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

University of Nottingham, Nottingham UK. 1987-1990
Ph D thesis with Sir John Peberdy. Through a Research Fellowship from the British Council

Postdoctoral Training in Molecular Genetics, 1993 - 1997
Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences , Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
Research Project:  Effect of Escherichia coli K-12 Host Mutator Genes on Spontaneous Mutation Frequency in Bacteriophage T4
Principal Investigator: Dr. John W. Drake
Through a visiting fellowship from Fogarty International Center, US Department of Justice

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Professor in Microbiology, 2010 - present
Biology Department
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Pembroke NC USA

Associate Professor in Microbiology, 2003-2010
Biology Department
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Pembroke NC USA

Assistant Professor in Biology, 1997-2003
Biology Department
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Pembroke NC USA

Visiting Scientist, 1993-1997
Fogarty International Center
Laboratory of Molecular Genetics
National Institute of Environmental Health Science
Research Triangle Park NC USA

Assistant Professor and Chair, 1990-1993
Department of Microbiology
Institute of Biological Sciences
University of the Philippines at Los Banos
Laguna, Philippines

Instructor in Biology, 1976-1979, 1980-1983
Institute of Biological Sciences
University of the Philippines at Los Banos
Laguna, Philippines

Awards

2012 Outstanding Teaching Award, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

2012 Best Research Award, The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, Category Green Marketing

2010 Best Research Award, The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, Category Green Marketing

2009 Best Research Award, The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, Category Green Marketing

2004 Who’s Who Among Teachers in American Colleges

2002 Outstanding Teaching Award, University of North Carolina Pembroke

1990 Best Research Award, Philippine Society for Microbiology

Current Professional Memberships

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR), since 2007
Beta Beta Beta Honor Society, since 2004
Yoga Alliance, since 2002
Association of Filipino Scientists and Engineers in America, since 2000
International Sports Medicine Association, since 1997
American Society for Microbiology, since 1993
Phi Sigma Society Alpha Chi Chapter for the Promotion of Research in the Biological Sciences, since 1990
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, since 1990
Philippine Society for Microbiology, Life Member since 1988

OTHER INFORMATION

Languages spoken- Tagalog, Spanish, English

Certifications - 220 RT Hatha Yoga Instructor

 

Updated: Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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