Expert in Commissioning, Start-up and Validation of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Processes
Expert has formal training in microbial physiology, biochemistry and genetic mechanisms controlling the metabolism of microbial products. He has strong technical background and expertise in enzymology,
recombinant DNA technology and regulatory procedures, as well as design, construction, scale-up, start-up and operation of biotechnology and pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment and processes.
Expert's management experience includes profit/loss responsibility for an operating company, as well as project evaluation, selection and control of activities in U.S. and overseas operations.
Expert has consulted on production, purification and finishing facility for two injectable drug products (API’s: Epogen and Neupogen, produced via rDNA technology for treatment of disease. Expert has consulted on insulin projection.He has consulted on blending and packaging oral drugs. Expert is currently consulting on a pharmaceutical capsule product.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas - Pasadena, Texas - Beaumont, Texas - College Station, Texas - Baytown, Texas - Bryan, Texas - Sugar Land, Texas - Port Arthur, Texas - Galveston, Texas - Missouri City, Texas
|Year: 1976||Degree: Ph.D.||Subject: Microbiology||Institution: Iowa State University|
|Year: 1973||Degree: M.Sci.||Subject: Microbiology||Institution: Iowa State University|
|Year: 1969||Degree: B.Sci.||Subject: Animal Science||Institution: Iowa State University|
|Years: 2000 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Principal||Department: Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Consulting||Responsibilities: He is a consultant to clients in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and food industries.|
|Years: 2009 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Adjunct Professor||Department: Biology||Responsibilities: He taught courses and laboratories in Medical Microbiology and Biotechnology.|
|Years: 1994 to 2000||Employer: (Undisclosed)||Title: Director||Department: Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical||Responsibilities: Expert was a consulting specialist for internal engineering disciplines for biotechnology and pharmaceutical projects.|
|Years: 1988 to 1994||Employer: (Undisclosed)||Title: Director of Validation Services||Department: Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical||Responsibilities: Expert directed validation projects in pharmaceutical manufacturing operations for numerous drug manufacturers operations.|
|Years: 1982 to 1988||Employer: (Undisclosed)||Title: Vice President R&D||Department: Research and Development||Responsibilities: Expert was responsible for research, development, quality assurance, product and process validation, and regulatory affairs.|
|Years: 1976 to 1982||Employer: (Undisclosed)||Title: Director||Department: Research and Development||Responsibilities: Expert conducted project selection and funding for all corporate-sponsored R&D projects worldwide.|