Joseph C. Taylor is fluent in both Spanish and English. At the age of 12 and 13 he was DJ of his own four-hour-Saturday-morning music show over the Armed Forces Radio and Television Network in the Philippine Islands. He represented the City of Hope on a Spanish National Television talk show in the early 1980's to describe their discovery of the production of human insulin inside a bacterial cell.
He completed his undergraduate (BA) and graduate (Ph.D.) degrees in Microbiology, Chemistry and Biochemistry with honors. He trained under the world-famous bacterial geneticist, Irving Crawford, MD, and human geneticist, Friedrich Kueppers, MD where he studied the biochemistry and genetics of emphysema. During this time he published over 20 original research reports in major scientific journals and was senior editor of the report from an international symposium, "Pulmonary Emphysema and Proteolysis" (Academic Press).
After eleven years in research, he taught High School and University science and math classes in California where he now resides. He obtained honors for his teaching efforts. He currently has finished a five year product of a free website for anyone to access to learn about all of the sciences online.
Biography provided by the author, July 2003.