Title: Biochemistry Educator
Company: Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Location: West Orange, New Jersey, United States
Hieronim Jakubowski, Biochemistry Educator at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in scientific education.
After a fruitful career with the University of Agriculture, now the Poznan University of Life Sciences in Poland, Dr. Jakubowski traveled to the U.S., where he now teaches with Rutgers as an adjunct associate professor with the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He is an expert in microbiology, biochemistry and molecular genetics, some of the smallest and most basic building blocks of life on Earth. Dr. Jakubowski is an award-winning scientist who continues to provide valuable insights for the next generations of scientists, doctors, and educators.
Dr. Jakubowski was born in Szczecinek, Poland, to his father Zygmunt and his mother Wanda. He attended Poznan University in Poland and earned a Ph.D. from the Agricultural University in Poznanin 1973. Dr. Jakubowski stayed on as a senior research assistant, and in 1975 he performed a similar role with the University of New Mexico. That year, he was named an assistant professor with the Agricultural University, and four years later was given the title of associate professor. Dr. Jakubowski stayed until 1984, when he was welcomed by the New Jersey Medical School as an adjunct assistant professor. He assumed his current title in 1991.
Primarily a prolific researcher, Dr. Jakubowski was named to the science advisory committee of the American Cancer Society, and is a noted contributor to scientific publications in the international community. He was awarded 1974 and 1976 Scientific Achievement Awards from the Ministry of Higher Education in Warsaw, Poland, followed by a 1984 J. Parnas Award from the Polish Biochemical Society. He is a member of the American Society of Microbiology, the Polish Biochemical Society, the Scientific Research Society, the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in America, as well as the honor society Sigma Chi. Dr. Jakubowski is the father of Mariusz and Marcin with his wife, Alina Barbara Jarosz.
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