James Linden

Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology

B109a Micro

(970) 491-6122

About James

Dr. James (Jim) Linden served 30 years on the CSU faculty before retiring in 2008. He is also emeritus professor of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Colorado State University. Jim was Greeley born and raised, receiving his BS from Colorado State in 1964 and his PhD in Biochemistry and Plant Physiology from Iowa State. Following postdoctoral training, Jim spent several years in industry - working at the Great Western Sugar Company and Coors - before returning to academia for good in 1977. Jim moved up through the ranks and was promoted to full Professor of Microbiology and Chemical Engineering in 1997. His research interests focused on biomass refining to produce ethanol and/or single-cell protein; cultivation of fungi and bacteria for enzyme production; and elicitation of disease responses by plants and plant cell cultures.