4th Clinical Microbiology and Microbial Genomics Conference
John G Thomas
West Virginia University, USA
Professor John G. Thomas is recognized as an “International Educator and Global Microbiologist “ (www.globalbugs.com) having lectured in more than 43 countries while a clinical microbiologist in pathology, dentistry and medicine for 51 years, his research emphasizing biofilms and medical devices including endo-trachs and the connection between oral diseases, VAP and wound infections (“Intellectual Design”) with the recent integration of micro 3-D- bio Printing using bio-plastics and unique Prebiotics (Therapeutic Bacteria ) for intervention. He has over 50 publications, multiple book chapters, significant grant support, pending patents and over 100 posters/abstracts at national and international meetings. His sabbatical at Cardiff University, Wales, UK (2007) was a driving influence. He has been a member of the ADA Scientific Advisory Committee for the last 8years.As Faculty at 6 Universities during his career , he has received Alumni and University awards for research and International Student Mentoring ; retiring from WVU in 2013 after 23 years as Professor Emeritus , he presently is expanding his research/teaching utilizing the advanced resources of the Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, PA, Carnegie–Mellon University and Mass. Gen. Hospital, Boston, MA.