College of Arts and Sciences,
Department of Applied Science
Teaching at Maranatha is Mr. Timothy Meier’s second career. He spent more than twenty-five years studying infectious diseases and doing cancer research at a pharmaceutical research company. The Lord led him to take early retirement when it was offered, and he came to Maranatha in 2018. Mr. Meier teaches a variety of course in the Department of Applied Science.
“After finishing a career in pharmaceutical research, I wanted to help the next generation of students interested in science prepare for their ministry. I believe sharing my experience as a researcher will complement the academic training they will receive while attending MBU and better prepare them for the challenges of a scientific career.” – Timothy Meier
Education and Credentials
MA Molecular Genetics, Washington University
MS Microbiology, Clemson University
BS Premed, Bob Jones University
Campus Involvement: Participant in Symphonic Band performances on campus and part of band tour
Recent publications: Data generated at MBU was presented at a Research Symposium in Spring 2020
Other activities and interests: playing low brass instruments in MBU, church, and community groups; cycling; woodworking
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Family: Tim and his wife, Kerry, have been married since 1990. Kerry is the Administrative Assistant in the College of Bible and Church Ministries. Their daughter is an MBU student and their son is employed at MBU.
Church Ministry: Tim teaches an Adult Sunday School class, participates in the church orchestra, and is Director of Church Safety.