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Expert in Lyophilization (Freeze Drying)

Expert ID: 725998 Colombia

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Expert is a Biologist at the University of Los Andes. He is trained in laboratory work and field management with knowledge of lyophilized vaccine and sera, teaching in the area of Biology (Anatomy and Human Physiology), food production from field to conversion end product, freeze-drying of agricultural products, specializing in embryonic cells, plants, fruits and dairy products. Experience in 1) fish species animal nutrition, poultry and pig 2) consultancy services for agricultural projects, 3) development of fresh food products, dehydrated and freeze-dried, as well as design and production of organic cosmetics specially designed to achieve improvement processes in patients with dermatological problems.

Expert is familiar with the development of fresh, dehydrated and freeze-dried fruits for several leading businesses in Columbia.

Expert has experience in planting and harvesting of fruits such as strawberries, plums, and cherries, vegitables and herbs .

Expert has knowledge in embryonic stem cell therapies used in foods.
Freeze Dried Nutraceutical products
Freeze Dried Functional foods

Lyophilization of embryonic cell therapies.Lyophilization for amniotic membrane transplants in medicine.Lyophilization of aloe vera gel.Lyophilization of biological controllers. Helped in the management of fungal flowers.Organotherapie Bovine caprine,freeze driedStem cells therapies freeze dried

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1986 Degree: BS Subject: Biologist Institution: Universidad de los Andes

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2008 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Educator Department: TICS Virtual Education Responsibilities: Consultant on projects of Lyophilization.
Years: 1999 to 2008 Employer: Organicos Nativo Title: Quality Control Team Lead Department: Quality Control Responsibilities: Development of organic cosmetic products certified by Biolatina.
Years: 1999 to 2004 Employer: Aretama Title: External Advisor on Lyophilization Projects Department: Research and Development Responsibilities: Lead in freeze dried product development, plant design and standardize processes; such as embryonic cell therapies.
Years: 2004 to 2009 Employer: Independent Advisor Title: External Advisor on Lyophilization Projects Department: Responsibilities: Advised and assessed several companies in many different regions.
Years: 2009 to 2010 Employer: Terroni equipments freeze dried Title: External Advisor on Lyophilization Projects Department: Sales Responsibilities: Sales
Years: 2010 to 2015 Employer: CIMA INDUSTRIES INC Title: technical leader in lyophilization Department: technical leader Responsibilities: technical leader in lyophilization
Years: 2010 to 2015 Employer: Natural Freeze Drying SAS Title: technical leader in lyophilization Department: CEO Responsibilities: technical leader in lyophilization
Years: 2010 to 2015 Employer: FLORLICOL Title: Freeze dried flowers Department: CEO Responsibilities: technical leader in lyophilization
Years: 2010 to 2015 Employer: Global Freeze Drying Title: technical leader in lyophilization Department: CEO Responsibilities: technical leader in lyophilization

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2008 to Present Country / Region: Argentina Summary: Assess Carlos Oriti, for the setup of a food plant in Olavarrìa.
Years: 2008 to Present Country / Region: Panama Summary: Consulted in handling freeze dried biological controllers used for agriculture.
Years: 2008 to Present Country / Region: Ecuador Summary: Consulted in the development of a food plant; provided constant feedback throughout the start up starting with the plant layout all the way through commercialization.
Years: to Present Country / Region: Quindío, Colombia Summary: Consulted in the development of freeze dried herbs and spices; included were a business plan, plant design, equipment selection, start up and follow up.
Years: to Present Country / Region: Bogota, Colombia Summary: Consulted on the production of freeze dried medical products and the development of a freeze dried plant.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
International Freeze Drying - Lyophilization Society- president of the Colombian chapter.
Professional Appointments
President of chapter local of lyophilization.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
President of local chapter of lyophilization of ISL-FD
Training / Seminars
1, 2, 3 and 4 lyophilization seminars in Colombia.
Vendor Selection
Ten years experience in sales and promotion of freeze drying products.
Marketing Experience
Expert supports business plan development and structure projects based on lyophilization technology. Currently he is working with a multidisciplinary team to produce freeze driers. He also represents a freeze drier manufacturer.
Other Relevant Experience
Depending on the client´s need, Expert can give personalized special support.

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Language Proficiency
ENGLISH
ESPAÑOL

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