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About Francis E. Jenney Jr.

Dr. Jenney teaches biochemistry and genetics in both the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) and Master's in Biomedical Sciences programs at PCOM Georgia. Integrating basic biochemistry and molecular biology concepts into the practical clinical work of physicians and scientists is critical to their ability to adapt to a rapidly changing world. Dr. Jenney has served on a number of committees ranging from admissions to the faculty senate, as well as numerous ad hoc committees to support the evolving mission of PCOM to produce excellent physicians and scientists. He continues research into the biochemistry of the proteins of extremophilic microorganisms, regularly training masters and DO students as work-study, volunteer and thesis students.


Present Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Bio-Medical Sciences


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Professional Service and Affiliations

2021 - Present Member, PCOMONE Assessment Team
2020 - Present Chair-Elect, Faculty Senate
2020 - Present Member, PCOMONE Sequencing Team
2016 - Present Editorial Board, Applied and Environmental Microbiology
2016 - Present Member, Biomedical Program SPEC Committee
2015 - Present Member, AHEC Pathway to Medical School Planning Committee
2013 - Present Faculty Advisor, Alpha Epsilon Lambda Graduate Honor Society
2016 - 2020 Co-Chair & Member, DO Curriculum Georgia
2016 - 2020 Member, Research Committee
2011 - 2020 Member, Co-Chair, & Chair, DO Admissions Georgia
2011 - 2015 Member, DO Curriculum Georgia
2011 - 2015 Member, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
2013 - 2014 Secretary, PCOM Faculty Senate
2012 - 2013 Member, Middle States Accreditation Self-study Steering Committee
2011 - 2012 Member, Institutional Environmental Health and Safety Committee
2010 - 2011 Member at Large, Faculty Senate
2011 Member, AOA Self-Study Committee – Preclinical Curriculum
Advisor, GA PCOM Green Team
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PhD, University of Pennsylvania ‐ Biology

Contact Information

Ph: 678-225-7562


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