Edward Alcamo, Ph.D., was one of the two authors of the Microbiology Coloring Book. He was a Professor of Microbiology at State University of New York at Farmingdale, he taught medical microbiology to medical, premedical and allied health science students. Dr. Alcamo was the author of Fundamental of Microbiology, Aids: The Biological Basis, DNA Technology – The Awesome Skill, Blond’s Medical Guide to Microbiology, and Cliff’s Reviews of Biology. He passed December 11. 2002.