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More information about Dr. Zoval:

  • Dr. Jim Zoval received his Doctorate in Chemistry from the University of California, Irvine in 1996.  He is a Professor of Chemistry at Saddleback College.   In addition to teaching, he has worked in the biotech industry for much of his career.  Dr. Zoval held positions as a Research Scientist at LightSense Inc., Sr. Project Engineer at Nanogen Inc., Research Specialist at University of California, Irvine, and Sr. Manager of Special Projects Research at Burstein Technologies Inc.  Most of his work has been in the chemical and engineering areas of medical and clinical diagnostic platform development.  Dr. Zoval’s professional publications include a course textbook (General, Organic, and Biochemistry), co-authorship in three other books, 30 journal publications, and several patents.  He is the founder and president of collegechem.com, an academic curriculum publishing company.  Dr. Zoval is the PI and Alliance Director for the NSF INCLUDES Alliance Program.  

Dr. Zoval’s CV (resume)