Lauritz A Jensen

Professor, Head--Department Microbiology


Midwestern University
Department of Microbiology-Immunology
19555 N 59th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85308

Office 623-572-3718
e-mail: ljense@midwestern.edu

Education

Bachelor of Science Zoology Brigham Young University
Master of Science Zoology Brigham Young University
Doctor of Arts Biological Sciences University of Northern Colorado

Teaching Assignments

Medical Microbiology
Veterinary Parasitology

Research Summary

Hydatid disease: epidemiology and pathophysiology of echinococcosis in Utah and sheep raising communities around the world.
Giardiasis: genetic assemblages in cats, dogs, and humans and epidemiological considerations.
Microcrystaline structure of silicates: scanning electron microscopy of jaspers and fossil pseudomorphs from the western USA.

Publications of Interest

2010: (2011 Japanese version): Lippincott's Illustrated Q&A Review of Microbiology and Immunology. Lippincott.
2014: Hepatic cystic echinococcosis. JAOA 114:505.
2015: The Windy Ridge Mine: still a wellspring of landscape and picutre jasper. Rock&Gem45:12-17.