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 Expert  718388

Expert in Fermentation Process

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Washington (WA)
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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.


bacterial fermentation


industrial fermentation


enzyme production


fungal origin

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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;  and Renton, Washington.

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with this expert:

Fermentation, Biotechnology, and Fine Chemical Products -...
Industrial Biotechnology
Beer & Beverage Technology, Chemometrics & Multivariate...
Fermentation Development, Optimization, and Production of...

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

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1990 to


Expert's Firm


Process Resources




1988 to 1989


Calbiochem Corporation



Fermentation Manager


1984 to 1988


Behring Diagnostics


Microbiology R & D


Group Leader


1979 to 1983


Roche Institute for Molecular Biology



Senior Microbiologist


Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
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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 fermentation for consulting on alleged trade secret processes involving yeast combined with minerals and/or vitamins.
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  • Expert in the technical field of industrial fermentation process for patent litigation case/arbitration.
  • Bacteriology expert for consulting on hazards associated with storage of liquid yeast.
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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