Dr. George Preti

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Dr. George Preti received his B.S. in Chemistry from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn in 1966 and his PhD in Organic Chemistry in 1971 from the MIT, with a specialty in Organic Mass Spectrometry with Professor Klaus Biemann.  He joined the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia immediately after graduation.  Monell, a non-profit research institute, is world leader in multidisciplinary, basic research in olfaction and gustation.  Dr. Preti is a Member of Monell and an Adjunct Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania.  For four decades, his research has focused upon the nature, origin and functional significance of human odors: e.g. bioassay-guided approach to the identification of human pheromones, odors diagnostic of human disease, human malodor identification and suppression and examining the “odor-print” of humans.