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 Expert  719587

Expert in Biotechnology

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Massachusetts (MA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY; BIOTECHNOLOGY. Expert is an authority in biotechnology, especially biotechnological principles for food, chemical, and pharmaceutical applications. He expends significant research efforts on the genetics of industrial organisms, with the ultimate goal of isolating, overproducing, and utilizing enzymes and metabolic products for bioprocesses.

He has conducted a seminar on pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry management. The purpose of the seminar is to explore the complex issues facing the present and future competitiveness of pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The topics covered include organization and industry structure, regulation and cost reimbursement, new technology and its impact on the industry, intellectual property, pharmaceutical manufacturing, research and development, marketing of drugs, and finance.

BIOPOLYMERS. Expert's expertise includes establishing principles of biopolymer engineering for the design of new materials to control structure function relationships. He has developed patented materials for the control and production of novel biopolymers, polyester biopolymers, and amino acid fermentations.

MAMMALIAN CELL CULTURE. Expert is knowledgeable of the role of the extracellular environment on the performance of mammalian cells.

APPLIED MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. Expert has utilized advancements in genetics and molecular biology to produce fine chemicals, biopolymers, and proteins. He is knowledgeable of gene organization, regulation, and expression using Corynebacterium glutamicum. In his studies, he has used advanced genetic and rDNA technology approaches.

He is familiar with molecular and engineering aspects of biotechnology. He has applied biological and bioengineering principles for use of animal cells and bacteria for production of recombinant protein products. He has experience in post-translational processing and secretion of proteins, gene cloning and expression in mammalian cells, physiology of cell growth and in vitro cultivation, bioreactor design, protein recovery and purification, site-specific mutation of proteins, and transgenic animals and plants.

METABOLIC ENGINEERING. Expert is experienced in the design of pathways for the production of metabolites such as amino acids, nucleotides, and biopolymers.


applied microbiology


applied molecular biology






cell culture


mammalian cell culture


metabolic engineering

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Lowell, Massachusetts;  Cambridge, Massachusetts;  Brockton, Massachusetts;  New Bedford, Massachusetts;  Hartford, Connecticut;  Manchester, New Hampshire;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1966   Sc.D.   Food Science   (Undisclosed)  
1962   B.S.   Food Science   University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1988 to





Professor of Microbiology, Associate Director of Biotechnical Process Engineering Center


1977 to 1988




Applied Microbiology




1971 to 1977




Applied Microbiology


Associate Professor


1968 to 1971




Applied Microbiology


Assistant Professor


1967 to 1968


Harvard School of Public Health



Post Doctoral Fellow


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Academy of Microbiology, American Society for Microbiology, Canadian Society of Microbiology, Institute of Food Technologists, American Chemical Society (Microbial Chemistry and Technology Division), Sigma Xi, and the Society for Industrial Microbiology.


Expert has received several international awards and is widely published in peer-reviewed journals.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Doctorate Thesis  
 - ATCC 21799. App. and Environ. Micro.  
 - Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology  
 - Cytotechnology  
 - Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS)  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in enzymes and bioreactors
  • Expert in in biologics manufactory to facilitate process development and optimization for mammalian cell colure.
  • Expert in endotoxin and toxin removal for consulting on scalable procedure to produce largest amount of recombinant proteins from plants.
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 for consulting on genomic integration of plasmids.
  • Expert for consulting on Needed.
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.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of fermentation equipment, bioreactors, and fermentation processes.


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