Honors and Awards

Community Awards and Honors

  • Reviewer for manuscripts (6) submitted to the Scientific Journal VACCINE Asked by the Journal Editor to review Scientific manuscripts (6) related to the development of new vaccines for protection and or therapy for infectious and autoimmune diseases. (12/2007 - 01/2009)
  • Reviewer for maunscripts submitted to the Scientific Journal CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL IMMUNOLOGY Asked by the journal editor for review of original research manuscripts submitted to the journal (01/2007 - 01/2009)
  • Reviewer for manuscripts for the Scientific Journal PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY JOURNAL  Asked by editor to review manuscripts (3) for the journal (04/2007 - 01/2009)
  • Reviewer for Grant Applications in the area of Plant Molecular Biology for the Academy of Sciences of Israel Provide a review for scientific grants (2) in the area of plant molecular biology and medicine for the National Institute of Sciences in Israel (01/2005 - 07/2007)

Professional Awards and Honors

  • Consultant: in the area of Food Biotechnology, International Food Information Council Foundation, Washington DC, 2007-2009. (12/2007 - 12/2009)
  • Editorial Board Member: The Open Biotechnology Journal (OB), Bentham Science Publishers, 2007. (04/2007 - 01/2009)
  • Scientific American Reports, Article Edible Vaccines, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA.,  (2006). (06/2006 - 09/2006)
  • Member, NIH Special Emphasis Review Panel, ZRG1 BST-F 02 Assays and Methods Development. Nov.9, 2004. (09/2004)
  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Exceptional Scientist Nominating Committee, 140 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60603-5285 (2000). (07/2000 - 07/2001)
  • Scientific American Article, Plant Vaccines, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda CA, (2000). (04/2000 - 09/2000)

University Awards and Honors

  • Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, Bruce WIlcox Mentor of the year Award for  year 2020 30 years of teaching and mentoring Graduate Students in the School of Medicine (06/2020)