Expert in Cellular Immunology, stem cells, regenerative medicine,
Expert ID: 714825 Arizona, USA
BIOMARKERS. Expert's four years of work with the EPA has taught him how to apply his experience towards biomarkers in many different areas of health research. He continues to do research in environmental monitoring and studies the effects of environmental pollutants on biological systems with emphasis on the immune system as a sensitivity indicator.
CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY. Expert has spent the past six years of his research focusing on studies in clinical immunology and hematology. Specifically, his research involves transplantation and developmental immunology. He also has experience in tumor immunology and models of metastasis. He has applied a variety of different immunological and molecular biology techniques in his work.
CYTOTOXICITY; CYTOTOXIC T LYMPHOCYTES; ANTIBODY PRODUCTION. Expert is very knowledgeable of natural killer (cytotoxic) cells. He also understands cellular regulation, cell surface interactions, cell and tissue culturing, flow cytometry, and antibody & hybridoma production.
DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACID SEQUENCING. Expert has done research in the areas of nucleic acids, RNA, DNA sequencing & synthesis, genetic manipulation, gene regulation, and protein synthesis. He is experienced with cloning techniques, and is also knowledgeable of molecular biology and biotechnology.
ExpertHarris started the first cord blood bank in the USA in 1992 and has worked in cord blood banking and transplantation for more than 20 years. Currently, he serves as the Director of the biorepository at the University of Arizona.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Phoenix, Arizona - Tucson, Arizona - Mesa, Arizona - Chandler, Arizona - Tempe, Arizona - Gilbert, Arizona
|Year: 1982||Degree: PhD||Subject: Microbiology and Immunology,||Institution: Wake Forest University|
|Year: 1979||Degree: MS||Subject: Medical Sciences,||Institution: Wake Forest University|
|Year: 1978||Degree: BS||Subject: Biology, Mathematics, Psychology,||Institution: Wake Forest University|
|Years: 1989 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: PROFESSOR||Department: (Undisclosed)||Responsibilities: (Undisclosed)|
|Years: 1985 to 1989||Employer: (Undisclosed)||Title: Research Associate, Center for Environmental Medicine & Lung Biology||Department: (Undisclosed)||Responsibilities: (Undisclosed)|
|Years: 1985 to 1985||Employer: (Undisclosed)||Title: Staff Immunologist||Department: (Undisclosed)||Responsibilities: (Undisclosed)|
|Associations / Societies|
|Expert is a member of the Arizona Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, the International Society of Developmental and Comparative Immunology, AAAS, and the American Association of Immunology.|
|He reviews articles for the Journal of Immunology, Cellular Immunology, International Journal of Cancer, and Cancer Research. He reviews grants for the NSF and the USPHS Veteran's Administration.|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|He has spoken on many occasions in the U.S. and abroad and has published numerous articles and abstracts.
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Expert has experience in providing expert witness testimony in immunological and stem cell issues. He has served as an expert witness 4 times in the past.|
| Expert has experience locating vendors of:
* All products involved in cellular immunology
* All products involved in molecular biology.
He has access to the following resources:
* Vendor files
* Computer database.
|Expert has successfully launched 5 biotechnology companies based on his work at the university.|
|French||Fluent in French.|
Fields of Expertise
antibody production, biomarker, cell culture, cellular immunity, cellular immunology, cytotoxic T lymphocyte, cytotoxicity, DNA sequencing, flow cytometry, hybridoma, hybridoma technology, immunoassay, immunology, animal model, cell bank, cord blood stem cell transplantation, stem cell, umbilical cord blood storage, hematologic neoplasm, cancer immunology, immunity, genetic sequencing, monoclonal antibody production, tissue fixation, gene expression regulation, cellular regulation, immunoglobulin E, humoral immunology, bioassay, blood serum, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, clinical immunology, retrovirus, DNA manipulation, AIDS, DNA synthesis, infectious systemic disease, interferon, RNA, animal, protein, nucleic acid, metastasis, tissue culture, research management, public health, protein synthesis, protein purification, oncology, monoclonal antibody, molecular biology, lymphatic disease, liposome, lipid, infectious disease, immunotoxicology, immunoglobulin, human health effect, hematologic disease, genetic manipulation, fatty acid, human developmental effect, culture maintenance, cloning technique, cell surface interaction, biotechnology, biophysics, antigen-antibody interaction