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Gaetano "Guy" D'Angelo

CONSULTING CHEMIST
Certificate # 878
GDA Consulting
10 Wesley Street
Ctr. Moriches, NY 11934
Phone #: 631-878-2912

The practical application of chemistry towards solving technical problems.

Education:

B.A. (Chemistry) Hunter College CUNY 1964
Graduate Certificate Environmental & Occupational Health & Safety
SUNY Stony Brook 1991

Technical Societies:

American Institute of Chemists (Life Fellow);

American Chemical Society,

ACS New York Section Safety Committee Chair 1985-1988;

Society for Marine Mammalogy (Charter Member).

Experience:

D.H. Litter Company, Inc., New York, NY, R&D chemist protective coatings and plastics, 1964-1966; Dept. of Chemistry SUNY Stony Brook, NY, technical assistance to teaching laboratories and coordinator of supplies & safety, 1966-1970; Dept. of Physiology & Biophysics HSC SUNY Stony Brook, NY, technical assistance research & teaching laboratories, maintenance of departmental chemical instrumentation, departmental Radiation Safety Officer, 1970-1997.

Publications:

Author and co-author of technical papers dealing with cation and glucose transport across erythrocyte membranes, modified tetracycline as a collagenase inhibitor and characterization of a phosphofructokinase liver enzyme. Emergency Response Planning Guideline (ERPG) for hydrazine.

Listed In:

Who’s Who in Frontier Science & Technology 1984-85.

Scope of Activities:

Operation & maintenance of the following:
Applied Biosystems Model 370A DNA Sequencer and its dedicated computer, Applied Biosystems Model 380A DNA Synthesizer, Applied Biosystems Protein/Peptide Sequencer, Waters/Millipore Amino Acid Analyzer, Coy PCR Tempcycler, Beckman High & Ultra Speed Centrifuges and Liquid Scintillation Counters, New Brunswick Scientific 18 liter Fermenter and orbital platform shakers, UV-VIS Spectrophotometers, and other small equipment (e.g. pH meters, microscopes, balances, etc.).
Synthesis of modified tetracycline compounds and other specialty organic compounds including extensive background literature searches. Maintenance of safe chemical storage for hazardous materials. Advisor for the proper handling and disposal of hazardous chemicals. Advisor for application of chemistry to sustainable agricultural procedures (e.g. composting). Practical application of chemistry to current technology.