Robert Baltera, Jr. Receives 2013 Outstanding Science Alumni Award
21 November 2013
An Alumnus Robert Baltera, Jr. was honored on Friday, November 15, 2013 as the seventh recipient of the 2013 Outstanding Science Alumni Awards. Bob graduated from Penn State with a bachelor's degree in microbiology and a master's degree in genetics in 1987 and 1990, respectively. During his visit to campus, Bob met with students in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to talk about careers and his experiences in industry. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors of several biotech companies in California and also serves on the Board of Trustees at the Keck Institute of Applied Life Sciences at UCLA. At present, Bob is looking to form a new company.