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Los Angeles, CA
March 06, 2019

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Jeremiah Houghton

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Los Angeles, CA 90042



Terpene Botanicals

Los Angeles, CA

Chief Scientist (September 2018-Present)

Responsible for formulation and mixing of terpene blends for use in the cannabis industry as flavoring for vape pens. Formulation of complex terpene flavor profiles using test data from a variety of sources. Development of laboratory safety protocols and procedures and good laboratory hygienic practices.

Proteus Soap, LLC

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Co-Founder (July 2018-Present)

Proteus is a bath and beauty company focused on creating sustainable natural soaps and bath products. Business management, inventory management, marketing/branding, online sales, product development, etc.

Houghton Biochemical Consulting

Albuqerque, NM 87106

Founder, Chief Scientist (December 2015-Present)

Independent scientific consultant for a variety of clients. Clients include an electronic cigarette liquid manufacturer, Meow Wolf, and clients in the medical cannabis industry. Consulting work to date includes product formulations for PG/VG based e-cigarette liquid, PG/VG fog machine liquid, and aqueous cannabis nanoemulsions. Additional work performed includes the creation of Excel spreadsheets to manage inventory, manufacturing formulas, and ordering of materials.

Jeremiah Houghton Photography and Design

Albuquerque, NM

Sole Proprietor (June 2013-Present)

Independent landscape, portrait, fine art, real estate, and wedding photography. Graphic design: custom logos and business cards. Some web design.

A+ World Academy

Lucerne, Switzerland

(August 2016-June 2017)

Science Faculty (AP Biology, Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, Mathematics)

Description: Taught high school level science curriculum to a group of international high school students onboard the world’s oldest fully rigged tall ship, Sørlandet while sailing more than 24,300 nautical miles around the globe, starting in Hong Kong and ending in Kristiansand, Norway. Supervised laboratory activities and field studies while in port. Acted as locus parentis to over 50 students, Teamwork, Sail Handling. Maintenance/Cleaning.

UNM Center for Emerging Electronic Technology: Plamen Atanassov’s Laboratory.

Albuquerque, NM 87106.

Supervisor: Carlo Santoro, Ph.D.

Graduate Research Assistant (August 2015-June 2016)

Duties: Investigated and characterized microbial fuel cells and microbial supercapacitor systems through electrochemical methods. Fabrication of fuel cell electrodes. Maintenance of microbial stocks. Construction and operation of fuel cells.

UNM Civil Engineering: Dr. Andrew Schuler’s Laboratory

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Supervisor: Andrew Schuler, Ph.D.

Graduate Research Assistant (May 2012 – December 2014)

Duties: Investigated the effects of gold alkanethiol self-assembled monolayers on initial microbial attachment for use in microbial fuel cell design. Skills included handling of extremely dangerous materials (Piranha solution), use of flow cytometers and hemocytometers, goniometry, tensiometry, and general microbiological techniques (sterile technique, plating, maintenance of microbial stocks, etc.)

UNM Biology Department, Dr. Kelly B. Miller’s Laboratory

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Supervisor: Kelly Miller, Ph.D. 505-***-****

Entomology Laboratory Technician (January 2011-May 2011)

University of New Mexico Department of Chemistry

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Supervisor: Dr. Kuangchiu Joe Ho 505-***-****

(August 2010 – December 2010)

Teaching Assistant: General Chemistry Laboratory

UNM Biology Department, Dr. Maggie Werner-Washburne’s Laboratory

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Supervisor: Swagata Chakraborty

Undergraduate Laboratory Assistant (February 2010 – May 2010)

UNM College of Pharmacy, Dr. Mary K. Walker’s Research Laboratory

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Supervisor: Dr. Mary Walker, Ph.D. 505-***-****

Undergraduate Laboratory Assistant (June 2009 – December 2009)

City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department

Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases Division

Albuquerque, NM

Supervisor: Mark DiMenna, Ph.D. 505-***-**** [o] 505-***-**** [m]

Student Intern (June 2008 – November 2008)


Master of Science: Nanoscience and Microsystems Engineering (Completed May 2016)

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

GPA: 3.74

Bachelor of Science: Biology

Bachelor of Arts: Chemistry (Completed May 2011)

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

GPA: 3.17.


Houghton, Jeremiah, et al. "Supercapacitive microbial fuel cell: Characterization and analysis for improved charge storage/delivery performance." Bioresource Technology 218 (2016): 552-560.

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