Internationally renowned mycologist attending NACHI meeting in Ontario
Dr. John D. Shane, a respected authority in the field of environmental mycology with over 25 years experience in fungal spore analysis, teaching, research, and laboratory management, has joined PRO-LAB and will be speaking at the upcoming http://www.nachi.org/swochapter15.htm meeting in Ontario.
Dr. Shane was formerly a Senior Aerobiologist and sat on the Scientific Advisory Board of EMLAB, Inc. Prior to that Dr. Shane was the Director of Research and chief scientist at the McCrone Research Institute in Chicago, one of the Nation’s most prominent teaching and research institutes. Dr. Shane has personally taught over 3,000 mold analysts from laboratories around the country on the proper identification of fungal spores, pollen, and house dust, as well as the proper testing techniques and how to interpret results.
Dr. Shane earned his Bachelors of Science degree at Brigham Young University in Botany, and his Ph.D. at Arizona State University from the Botany and Microbiology Department, specializing in Palynology (the study of fungal spores and pollen). Dr. Shane belongs to several professional societies relevant to indoor air quality; including Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA), Mycological Society of America (MSA), American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI), Pan-American Aerobiology Association (PAAA), International Commission for Palynology (ICP), American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), and American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), International Association of Aerobiologists (IAA), International Commission of Palynologists (ICP), and North American Mycological Association (NAMA). He is a Certified Residential Microbial Inspector, certified by the Indoor Environmental Standards Organization, and a Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society.
Dr. Shane is a frequent featured and invited speaker around the country to teach the identification and interpretation of mold and house dust in indoor and outdoor environments, and has personally conducted thousands of indoor air investigations. Dr. Shane has also served as an expert witness on high profile mold cases involving millions of dollars.
Meet him at http://www.nachi.org/swochapter15.htm on Saturday.