Center for Plant Cell Biology


Jerome Schultz, S

Distinguished Professor and ChairJerome Schultz

Mailing Address:

Bourns Hall /A 231
University of California
Riverside, CA 92521

Phone: (951) 827-2111
Fax: (951) 827-6416
Email: jerome.schultz@ucr.edu
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PhD 1958 University of Wisconsin
MS 1956 Columbia University
BS 1954 Columbia University

College/Division Affiliation:

Bourns College of Engineering

Center/Inst Affiliation(s):

Center for Plant Cell Biology
Stem Cell Center
Biotechnology Impacts Center

Areas Of Expertise:

Biosensors; Transport Processes in Tissues; Pharmacokinetics; Immobilized Enzymes; Biomaterials; Membrane-based Separations

Awards / Honors:

2008 “One Hundred Engineers of the Modern Era” Award by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
2004 Distinguished Professor, UCR
2005 Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society
2002 Donald Katz Lectureship, University of Michigan, School of Engineering
2000 Marvin J. Johnson Biotechnology Award, American Chemical Society, BIOT Division
1999 University of Pittsburgh Distinguished Service Professor of Engineering
1997 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
1997 Whitaker Plenary Lecturer, American Society for Artificial Internal Organs
1995 Career Achievement Award, Houston Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology
1994 National Academy of Engineering, Member
1992 Founding Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
1984 American. Institute of Chemical Engineers, Bioengineering Award
1983 Excellence in Research Award, Univ. of Michigan, College of Engineering
1979 Ruth Symposium Lecturer, Iowa State University
1970 1975 NIH Research Career Development Award for Membrane Transport,

Research Summary:

Professor Schultz has research interests in the areas of biosensors and synthetic membranes.  His study of biosensors involves the utilization of biomolecules that have recognition functions - e.g., antibodies, membrane proteins, bioreceptors - to provide the selectivity capability of sensor probe devices.  Professor Schultz has shown that these biological transducer molecules can be coupled with readout devices, such as fiber optics, to result in biosensors that provide unique characteristics to measure biomolecules i.e., sugars, drugs, toxic drugs in tissues and in cells.

More recently he has a joined with Physics Professor K. Nagamine to develop non-invasive methods for imaging certain biological molecules, like hemoglobins and cytochromes, in tissues and organs for diagnotics purposes.  The method depends on targeting the biological system with muons, and then utilizing computer tomograpy techniques to obtain a functional image of the organ.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Center Information

Center for Plant Cell Biology
Botany & Plant Sciences Department
2150 Batchelor Hall

Tel: (951) 827-7177
Fax: (951) 827-5155
E-mail: genomics@ucr.edu