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Profile Summary
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Work Experience

Analyst - Determine marketability of inventions & discoveries.

TreMonti Consulting, Oakton, VA.

January 2015 - Present

Plant Molecular Biologist

Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center, USDA/Agriculture Research Service, Stuttgart, AR.

August 2000 - August 2011

Laboratory Manager

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

August 1998 - August 2000

Adjunct Professor - Biology

Maryville College, Maryville, TN

September 1995 - December 1995

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Plant Science and Water Conservation Laboratory, USDA/ARS, Stillwater, OK

September 1991 - July 1993

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Risk Analysis

Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, TN

September 1990 - July 1991

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Botany

Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

September 1989 - August 1990

Education

Master of Science - Information Science

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

January 1995 - January 2000

Ph.D. - Plant Physiology

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

September 1982 - June 1989

Bachelor of Science - Biology

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

September 1977 - December 1979

Certifications
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Publications
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Betanzos-Cabrera, G., Montes-Rubio, P.Y., Fabela-Illescas, H.E., Belefant-Miller, H., Cancino-Diaz, J.C.(2015). Antibacterial activity of fresh pomegranate juice against clinical strains of Staphylococcus epidermidis . Food and Nutrition Research. 59.
Belefant-Miller, H., Belefant-Miller, H., Grunden, E.(2014). Carotenoid metabolism is induced in rice bran during very high temperature stress . Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 94. (9). p. 1808-1815.
(2013). Ontogenetic changes in vitamin C in selected rice varieties . Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 66. p. 41-46.
(2013). The effect of induced yellowing on the physicochemical properties of specialty rice . Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 93. (2). p. 271-275.
(2012). Utilizing the genetic diversity within rice cultivars . Planta. 235. (3). p. 641-647.
Belefant-Miller, H.(2012). Specific panicle responses resulting from MSMA-induced straighthead sterility in rice . Plant Growth Regulation. 66. (3). p. 255-264.
(2011). Prolonged storage of aphid colonies at cool temperatures . Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 84. (2). p. 148-152.
(2009). Induced postharvest yellowing in southern U.S. rice cultivars . Cereal Chemistry. 86. (1). p. 67-69.
(2007). Poultry litter induces tillering in rice . Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. 31. (1). p. 151-160.
(2005). Small-scale induction of postharvest yellowing of rice endosperm . Cereal Chemistry. 82. (6). p. 721-726.
(2002). A profile of faculty reading and information-use behaviors on the cusp of the electronic age . Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 54. (2). p. 179-181.
(2001). How, what, and why science faculty read . Science and Technology Libraries. 19. (2). p. 91-107.
(1999). Pericarp, leachate, and carbohydrate involvement in thermoinhibition of germinating spinach seeds . Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 124. (3). p. 301-306.
(1994). An early indicator of resistance in barley to Russian wheat aphid . Plant Physiology. 105. (4). p. 1289-1294.