Germinator Mobile Adds Dr. Jay Noller to Scientific Advisory Board
ATLANTA, Ga.—February 15, 2021—Germinator Mobile Sanitizing and Disinfecting, a national sanitizing and disinfecting company, recently appointed Dr. Jay Noller to its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Noller has been a pioneer in the agricultural field, providing 21 years of leadership at Oregon State University (OSU). As a member of the Germinator Scientific Advisory Board, Dr. Noller’s contributions will include assisting with the design and execution of proposed studies to explore the remediation of surface and food acquisition of COVID-19 through grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other entities.
Dr. Jay Noller is a professor emeritus at OSU, following 20 years as a full-time professor. He was also the head of the Crop and Soil Science Department from 2014 to 2019 after serving six years as associate head of the department. He is currently the director and lead researcher at OSU’s Global Hemp Innovation Center, the largest U.S.-based hemp research center. Having earned his PhD at the University of Colorado in 1993, Dr. Noller’s considerable body of work includes more than 35 large projects, as well as publishing six books and more than 180 papers and maps.
“We’re elated to welcome Dr. Noller to our distinguished team of public health experts, especially as we address the current misunderstanding and disregard for the genuine risk of fomite and food contamination regarding COVID-19,” said Jeff Gill, founder and CEO of Germinator. “Dr. Noller’s extensive career in the field of agricultural research will be a tremendous asset in definitively determining the risk these routes of transmission present.”
The Germinator Scientific Advisory Board validates the company’s research and process and is responsible for reviewing and advising on product strategy and assisting with legislative and regulatory issues. Dr. Noller joins a growing roster of experts, including Dr. Roscoe M. Moore, Jr., who was an assistant to the United States surgeon general for five administrations; Dr. Harold Smith, who has extensive expertise in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and infectious diseases; Dr. David Miller, the protocol chair of University of Rochester Center for AIDS Research Community Advisory Board; and Chad S. Johnson, Esq., a Harvard-trained corporate, legislative, and regulatory attorney with significant experience in advising health and biotechnology companies.
“I am looking forward to working alongside Germinator as a member of its esteemed Scientific Board in a continued effort to research and understand the transmission of emerging pathogens onto food and surfaces,” said Dr. Noller. “There is still so much work to be done when it comes to understanding the way germs, bacteria, and viruses interact with different environments, and this knowledge is key to developing innovative measures to remedy the risk of exposure and spread.”
Germinator was founded in 2015 with the vision of providing an effective method of proper sanitizing and disinfecting for businesses and households. The company uses a patent-pending methodology and is a unique and cost-effective means of providing enhanced antimicrobial protection for businesses and residences. Germinator launched national franchising in 2019 and continues to rapidly expand across the country. For more information, visit www.thegerminator.com or call (855) 664-3769.