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Paul H. Demchick

E-mail: p.demchick@ucol.ac.nz or demchick@professorpatents.com

UCOL office phone 06-952-7001 extension 70834 (from New Zealand) 64-6-952-7001 extension 70834 (from overseas)

Degrees

Ph.D. (Biology) Indiana University, Bloomington, 1994 Dissertation title: Molecular Sieving by the Cell Walls of Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis

M.A. (Biology) Indiana University, Bloomington, 1986 Thesis title: Possible Role of Prodigiosin in Serratia marcescens in Low Phosphate

B.S. (Chemistry) Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 1984 PaulDemchick.jpg

Teaching

Senior Lecturer, UCOL (Universal College of Learning), Palmerston North (2007 - current)

Professor of Biological and Physical Sciences, Barton College, Wilson, North Carolina (2000 - 2004)

Associate Professor of Biological and Physical Sciences, Barton College, Wilson, North Carolina (1995 - 2000)

Assistant Professor of Biological and Physical Sciences, Barton College, Wilson, North Carolina (1990 - 1995)

Instructor, Indiana University at Bloomington (Collins Living Learning Center) (1990)

Instructor, Indiana University and Purdue University at Indianapolis (Columbus Campus) (1989 - 1990)

Instructor, Indiana University at Kokomo (1989)

Assistant Professor, Indiana State University at Terre Haute (1988 - 1989)

Lecturer, Indiana University at Bloomington (1984 - 1988)

Associate Instructor, Indiana University at Bloomington (1984 - 1988)

Selected Publications, Presentations and Patents

W.S. Demchick and P.H. Demchick. 2008. Mobile Phone Applications for Students of Non-Geek Lectures, Efest-2008, Auckland.

P. Demchick and A.L. Koch. 1996. The permeability of the wall fabric of Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis. Journal of Bacteriology. 178:768-773.

S. Woeste and P. Demchick. 1996. A slow bacterial growth curve exercise for laboratory classrooms. Journal of Biological Education. 30:91-92.

M. Todd-Guay and P.H. Demchick. 1995. Role of prodigiosin in phosphate-starved Serratia marcescens. Abstract of the Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology.

S.K. Aycock, J.S. Bass and P.H. Demchick. 1995. Direct measurement of Escherichia coli sacculi in various solutions. Abstract of the Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology.

S. Woeste and P.H. Demchick. 1993. Negative staining of bacteria with a pen. Journal of Biological Education. 27-165.

S. Woeste and P.H. Demchick. 1991. Negative staining of bacteria with a waterproof marker. Abstract of the Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology.

S. Woeste and P.H. Demchick. 1991. New version of the negative stain. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 57:1858-1859.

P.H. Demchick and A.L. Koch. 1989. Permeability of the bacterial cell wall. Abstract of the Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology.

S. Bhaduri, P.H. Demchick and C.N. Hutanen. 1986. Heterogeneity in the cellular protein profiles of Clostridium botulinum types A and B. Journal of Industrial Microbiology. 1:165 170.

P.H. Demchick, D. White and A.L. Koch. 1986. Population variation as the basis of secondary metabolism in Serratia marcescens. Abstract of the Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology.

P.H. Demchick. 1984. Taking control of chamber humidity. Science Teacher. 51(7):29 31.

S. Bhaduri and P.H. Demchick. 1984. An educational model for disruption of bacteria for protein studies. Journal of Biological Education. 18:319 321.

P.H. Demchick. 1984. Eye opener. Science Teacher. 51(4):67.

S. Bhaduri and P.H. Demchick. 1984. Simple and rapid method for extraction of proteins from bacteria. U.S. Patent 4,464,295.

S. Bhaduri, P.H. Demchick and C.N. Hutanen. 1984. Electrophoretic study of Clostridium botulinum types A and B. Abstract of the Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology.

S. Bhaduri and P.H. Demchick. 1983. Simple and rapid method for disruption of bacteria for protein studies. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 46:941 943.

S. Bhaduri and P.H. Demchick. 1983. Simple and rapid method for the disruption of bacteria for protein studies and its application to the characterization of proteins of Clostridium botulinum type C. Federation Proceedings. 42:1812.

P.H. Demchick, S.A. Palumbo and J.L. Smith. 1982. Influence of pH on freeze thaw lethality in Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Food Safety. 4:185 189.

P.H. Demchick, S.A. Palumbo and J.L. Smith. 1982. Influence of pH on freeze thaw lethality in Staphylococcus aureus 196E. Abstract of the Annual Meeting, American Society for Microbiology.


Bar Admission

United States Patent & Trademark Office (Patent Agent Registration #52,808), 2003


Non Academic Professional Experience

Registered Patent Agent

Solo practice focusing on medical, biological and chemical inventions including: educating clients about patent protection options, prior art searching, rendering patentability opinions drafting patent applications (including United States Provisional, United States Non-Provisional, and International (PCT) applications) and prosecuting patent applications

Consulting

Projects for various clients. Examples of projects include bioremediation of hog wastes and analysis of a cleaner comprising microbes

Visiting Scientist (2000)

Sponsor: North Carolina Biotechnology Center. Host: Apex Biosciences, Durham, NC.

Research Position (1980-1984)

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Science and Education Administration, Eastern Regional Research Center, Philadelphia, PA