Dr. Jo Calihan
is the Curriculum Developer at Pine-Biotech. As a doctoral student his research work centered around natural product isolation and characterization (NMR, GC/MS, HPLC-UV), tracer studies designed to track biosynthesis pathways, preparation and testing of substrate mimics in vivo against parasites, and molecular cloning techniques that involve biochemical applications and molecular biological approaches related to enzyme kinetics, enzyme purification and characterization. Prior to graduate school, Jo attended Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine as a DO/PhD student, and also has a bachelor of science in Cell & Molecular Biology. Jo Calihan is passionate about teaching, inspiring, mentoring, and helping others to achieve their goals.