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 Expert  107794

Expert in Industrial Biotechnology

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New Jersey (NJ)
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Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
BIOLOGY; MICROBIOLOGY. All of Expert's work is in biology, which includes microbiology, the production of vitamins, amino acids, antibiotics, enzymes, nucleotides, and biomass fuel. He has worked with the four major classes of microorganisms: true bacteria, actinomycetes, yeasts, and molds.

APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY. Applied microbiology, the use of microorganisms and their components to carry out useful processes, is the primary focus of Expert's career.

VITAMIN. Expert has experience in the microbial production of vitamins such as riboflavin, vitamin B12 and biotin as well as other vitamins not made by fermentation.

AMINO ACID. Expert has experience in the production of amino acids such as glutamic acid, lysine, tryptophan, and threonine by fermentation and knowledge about production of other amino acids.

INDUSTRIAL FERMENTATION. Fermentation is the production of chemicals and microorganisms by living systems, an area which Expert is very familiar. He has worked with fermentation involving vitamins, amino acids, nucleotides, antibiotics, enzymes, and ethanol.

MICROBIAL ENZYME PRODUCTION. Expert has worked on the production of many enzymes by microorganisms including cellulases, hemi-cellulases, pectic enzymes, antibiotic-forming enzymes, etc.

ANTIBIOTICS; BETA-LACTAM ANTIBIOTIC. Expert has experience in the production of penicillins, cephalosporins, other beta-lactames, streptomycin, gramicidin-S, rapamycin, anthracyclines, and knowledge of the formation of other antibiotics. Most of his career has been spent working on biosynthesis of beta-lactam antibiotics. These include penicillins and cephalosporins including cephamycins by fungi (molds) and actinomycetes (filamentous bacteria).

NUCLEOTIDES. Expert is knowledgeable of the fermentative production of flavor nucleotides such as IMP (5'-inosine monophosphate or inosinic acid) and GMP (5'-guanosine monophosphate or guanylic acid).


amino acid




applied microbiology


beta-lactam antibiotic


enzyme production


industrial biotechnology


industrial fermentation


microbial enzyme production







Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
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;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Stamford, Connecticut;  and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Often requested
with this expert:

Fermentation Process
Fermentation, Biotechnology, and Fine Chemical Products -...
Fermentation, Product Recovery, Bioprocess Scale-Up,...
Industrial Microbiology & Organic Biochemistry

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1954   PhD   Microbiology   University of California, Berkeley  
1950   MS   Bacteriology   Michigan State University  
1949   BS   Bacteriology   Michigan State University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

2001 to


Expert's University






1969 to 2002





Professor of Industrial Microbiology


1954 to 1969


Merck Sharp & Dohme Research Laborator



Head of Fermentation Research


Career Accomplishments:

Expert has served on many National Committees and is very active in the American Society for Microbiology. He is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial Microbiology and a member of ACS.

Professional Appointments

Expert stays current on many aspects of biotechnology and microbiology by serving on editorial boards of journals including the Journal of Antibiotics, the Journal of Industrial Microbiology, and several others. He is International Editor for the Americas of Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has written or edited five books and over 400 publications. He has 16 patents.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Wiley& Sons CIBA Foundation Symposium  
 - Archives of Microbiology  
 - Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology  
 - Elsevier Applied Science  
 - Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Host selection and fermentation scale-up.
  • Expert in Amino acid fermentation and process optimization.
  • Ethanol Expert for consulting on yeast and fermentation process for ethanol.
  • Expert in lysine and vitamin B2 for consulting on the technical process of business.
  • Gmp fermentation expert for consulting on GMP Anaerobic Production of Bacterial Spore.
  • Fermentation expert to assist with fermentation process and isolating enzymes.
  • Expert in efficacy testing in Charlotte nc for consulting on Efficacy testing on bacteria and or fungus removal.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in the technical field of industrial fermentation process for patent litigation case/arbitration.
  • Expert for consulting on Needed.
  • Antibiotics expert for consulting on Rapamycin and antibiotics issues.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.


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