George T. Tortora, PhD

George T. Tortora, PhD

Professor Emeritus
Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences



  • B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
  • Registered with National Registry of Microbiologists as Specialist in Public Health and Medical Microbiology, SM(NRM);
  • Registered with American Society for Clinical Pathology as Specialist in Microbiology, SM(ASCP);
  • Hold certificate of qualification from NY State Dept. of Health as Laboratory Director in Microbiology;
  • Licensed by NY State Dept. of Education as Clinical Laboratory Technologist.

Current Research Interests:

  • Investigation into the role of bacterial endospore exosporium in attachment/colonization/cell entry. Collaborative with Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Clinical Microbiology Laboratory: