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Expert in Fermentation Process

Expert ID: 718388 Washington, USA

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Dr. J. Expert has expertise in bacteriology, with research interests in microbial physiology and biochemistry. As an industrial microbiologist, he has particular strengths in the identification and manipulation of industrially useful microbial cultures and in the development of industrial processes utilizing those cultures. He has applied his expertise to a number of areas, such as the development and production of diagnostic intermediates and pharmaceuticals. He is familiar with the regulatory requirements of both applications. His management skills have transformed failed development and manufacturing groups into productive entities with minimum turnover.

Expert is especially knowledgeable regarding fermentation and fermentation development. His 19 years of experience in fermentation includes process development and scale-up. He has experience with bacterial, yeast, and fungal fermentations for enzymes and other proteins, secondary metabolites (such as tetracycline, thiostrepton, and riboflavin), and cell mass. He also has considerable experience in recombinant fermentations. He is also well-versed in the preservation of industrial cultures.

In addition, Expert has over 10 years experience managing a bulk scale production and downstream processing. He is knowledgeable of the procedures for recovery of secondary metabolites, and has a thorough understanding of the issues associates with the recovery of proteins.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Seattle, Washington - Tacoma, Washington - Bellevue, Washington - Everett, Washington - Federal Way, Washington - Kent, Washington - Yakima, Washington - Bellingham, Washington - Lakewood, Washington - Renton, Washington

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1974 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Bacteriology Institution: University of Wisconsin
Year: 1972 Degree: M.S. Subject: Bacteriology Institution: University of Wisconsin
Year: 1968 Degree: B.S. Subject: Microbiology Institution: University of Washington

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1990 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Consultant Department: Process Resources Responsibilities:
Years: 1988 to 1989 Employer: Calbiochem Corporation Title: Fermentation Manager Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1984 to 1988 Employer: Behring Diagnostics Title: Group Leader Department: Microbiology R & D Responsibilities:
Years: 1979 to 1983 Employer: Roche Institute for Molecular Biology Title: Senior Microbiologist Department: Responsibilities:

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