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Expert in Molecular Biology and Recombinant Protein Expression

Expert ID: 732870 New Jersey, USA

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1) Extensive experience in recombinant protein expression in a wide variety of host expression systems (E. coli, insect cells and mammalian hosts) for high-throughput screening and structural studies for drug discovery
2) Extensive experience in expression vector designs for enhanced levels of recombinant protein expression
3) Extensive experience in stable cell lines generation
4) Experience in application and improvement of innovative cloning technologies
5) Experience in PCR-directed gene synthesis

1) Extensive experience with all molecular biology techniques
2) Recombinant protein production using recombinant adeno virus technology

Currently acts as reviewer of science grant proposals.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Bridgeport, Connecticut - Stamford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Allentown, Pennsylvania

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1978 Degree: Ph D. Subject: Physics/Biophysics Institution: Unoversity of Calcutta, India

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2009 to 2014 Employer: Pfizer Title: Senior Principal Scientist Department: Structural biology Responsibilities: 1) Recombinant protein expression to support structural biology applications (X-ray, NMR and biophysical studies)
2) Mammalian expression
Years: 1987 to 2009 Employer: Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Title: Principal Research Scientist Department: Molecular Virology Responsibilities: 1) Recombinant adenovirus expression
2) PCR-directed gene synthesis
3) HIV-1 gene expression
Years: 1984 to 1987 Employer: Centocor Inc Title: Reserach Scientist Department: Molecular Biology Responsibilities: 1) Expression of HIV-1 genes in E. coli
2) Established research program and provided guidance to others for expression strategies involving various HIV -1 gene products in E. coli

Career Accomplishments

Professional Appointments
Grant reviewer ( name can not be disclosed as per agreement)
Awards / Recognition
Individual Performance Awards from Pfizer (3 years)
Wyeth President's award (only 10 such awards company wide globally)
Medical / Professional
Previous member of American Association for the advancement of Science (AAA) and New York Academy of Science
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has 71 publications, 3 issued patents and 2 pending patents.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Fluent
Bengali Fluent

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