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Society for the Advancement of Chicanos /Latinos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS): Life Member, Board of Director's (2004-2006), SACNAS Presidential Award (2007).
Current: Responsible for implementing the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. This law gives FDA authority over tobacco products by adding a new chapter to the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
Working with: Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Participant of FDA domestic and foreign inspections, member of The Foreign Inspections Cadre, and member of the Committee for the Advancement of FDA Science. Experienced writing and reviewing research projects, grants, and investigations.
Harvard Medical School (Post doctoral fellow 2009-2013): Alonso, A.N., K.Perry, J. Regeimbal, P. Regan and D. Higgins. 2015. Listeria monocytogenes determinants required for biofilm formation. PLoS ONE 9(12): e113696.
University of Massachusetts - Lowell (Project Collaboration with FDA): Alonso, A.N., M. Montesalvo, A. Rodriguez, and P.M. Regan. 2016. Effect of 60Co Irradiation on biofilms Produced by Salmonella enterica. Bacteriology and Virology Research: 2(1)62-68.
University of Massachusetts - Amherst: Alonso, A.N. 2015. Hydrophobic nature and effects of culture conditions on biofilm formation by the cellulolytic actinomycete Thermobifida fusca. AIMS Microbiology 1: 1-10.
Alonso, A.N., P.J. Pomposiello and S.B. Leschine. 2008. Biofilm formation in the life cycle of the thermophilic actinomycete Thermobifida fusca. Biofilms Journal 3: 1-10.
University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez: Alonso, A., S. Borges and C. Betancourt. 1999. Mycotic flora isolated from the digestive tract of Onychochaeta borincana (Oligochaeta, Glossoscolecidae). Pedobiologia 43: 901-903.
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