J. Kent Morgan

Position: J. Kent Morgan Consulting, LLC

J. Kent Morgan, Ph.D. is the Owner and President of J. Kent Morgan Consulting, LLC, a scientific and regulatory consulting company based in Port Saint Lucie, Florida. Kent specializes in consulting with national and international clientele for scientific product research and development from proof of concept through IP/licensing, federal registration, and the marketing/sales of the final product. He has written multiple reports for US federal regulatory agencies including both the US EPA and FDA and has secured funding from granting agencies for his clients. He has authored multiple peer reviewed scientific journal articles and holds both US and international patents. He has worked as Chief Science Officer and Acting Chief Science Officer for multiple start-up companies and provided guidance to assess the value of scientific IP and has negotiated exclusive licensing agreements of multiple technologies. He has contracted and advised clients in varying scientific fields including (but not limited to), molecular biology, microbiology, cell biology, immunology, genetics, proteomics, bioinformatics, plant pathology, vector entomology, and agricultural chemicals for plant disease management.

Dr. Morgan graduated from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT with a B.S. in Microbiology. He obtained his Ph.D. in Microbiology/Cell and Molecular Biology from Oklahoma State University, and he performed his Postdoctoral training at the United State Department of Agriculture with the Agricultural Research Services in Fort Pierce, FL. Kent grew up in Utah and California and has lived both nationally and internationally.