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 Expert  727251

Expert in Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Genomics, Biochemistry, Monoclonal Antibodies, Biosimilars, and Gene Cloning


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Connecticut (CT)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert was trained in nucleic acid biochemistry and is interested in mechanisms that regulate gene expression in human cells. At Sloan Kettering, his lab cloned tumor antigen genes which have been patented and licensed to Athena Diagnostics to provide cancer diagnosis. He is also skilled in the art of monoclonal antibody generation and design -- in particular, in the design of single-domain antibodies.
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polymerase chain reaction

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affinity chromatography

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clinical genetics

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DNA analysis

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DNA manipulation

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DNA sequencing

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DNA synthesis

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DNA technology

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epitope mapping

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GeneScan

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genetic manipulation

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genetic mutation process

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genetic probe technology

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genetic sequencing

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genomics

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genotyping

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hybridoma technology

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medical genetics

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messenger ribonucleic acid

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molecular biology translation

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molecular diagnostics

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monoclonal antibody

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Northern blotting

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nucleic acid enzymology

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nucleic acid hybridization

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nucleotide mapping

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plasmid DNA

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protein antigen

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protein biochemistry

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protein characterization

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protein sequencing

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recombinant antibody

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recombinant DNA

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recombinant DNA technology

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reverse transcriptase

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RNA sequencing

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antisense DNA

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RNA interference

From 2010, Expert has been the CEO of a biotech company (CLONEGENE LLC) that designs and generates monoclonal antibodies. He currently has 80 publications (which enjoy a relatively high-impact rating at a SCOPUS h value = 25) and 6 patents. CLONEGENE has designed 5 monoclonal antibodies that are active in the research reagent marketplace and in pharma.
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clinical diagnostics

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serum

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antibody production

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polyclonal antibody

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prostate-specific antigen

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antigen

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paraneoplastic endocrine syndrome

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neuroimmunology

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immunology

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cancer immunology

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antigen-antibody interaction

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monoclonal antibody production

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antibody


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1978   PhD   Biochemistry   University of Aberdeen  
1975   BSc   Biochemistry   Aberdeen University   Honors in Biochemistry

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2010 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

CEO

 

Expert runs the company and generates and design monoclonal antibodies.

2001 to 2010

 

University of Connecticut

 

Molecular Biology

 

Director of the Gradutae program in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

 

Expert was Associate Professor of Biochemistry, in which capacity he directed graduate programs and conducted research.

1991 to 2000

 

Sloan Kettering Institute

 

Molecular Pharmacology

 

Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Neuro-Oncology

 

He directed a laboratory in cancer research.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

New York Academy of Science, The Harvey Society, The RNA Society.

Professional Appointments

Expert has served on federal study sections reviewing NIH grants. Additional appointments include:

Post Doctoral Fellow Dr. J. Hurwitz's Lab, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Post Doctoral Fellow Dr. J. Hurwitz's Lab, Program in Molecular Biology, Sloan-Kettering Institute

Assistant Laboratory Member Program in Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Sloan-Kettering Institute

Assistant Member and Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Neuro-Oncology, Sloan-Kettering Institute

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Associate Member and Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Neuro-Oncology, Sloan-Kettering Institute

Associate Professor of Neuroscience Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Associate Professor of Molecular,Microbial and Structural Biology University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Director of the Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Program, University of Connecticut School of Medicine


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has 80 publications, 5 book chapters, 6 patents and 4 licensed products.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Proc Natl. Acad. Sci  
 - PNAS  
 - New England Journal of Medicine  
 - Cell  
 - Molecular Psychiatry  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2007 to 2009   Department of Defense   Study Section   Reviewed grants on breast cancer research.
2007 to 2007   NHLBI-NIH   Study Section   Reviewed grants.
2008 to 2009   NIH   Study Section   Reviewed grants.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has advised investors on the market viability of gene chip devices.
  • Expert has advised investors as to the market future of whole genome sequence machines.
  • He has advised investors on the viability of a small biotech company.
  • Expert has proofread patent applications as to potential problems.
  • Expert has advised investors as to the market value of siRNA and RNAi technology.
  • He has advised patent lawyers as to techniques involved in microarray.
  • Expert has advised patent lawyers as to techniques in gene clononh
  • He has advised patent lawyers as to siRNA therapeutics
  • Expert has advised patent lawyers on RNA CRISPER therapeutics
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in LEA proteins for paints.
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:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He has served as Expert Witness in a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) trial.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on microarray patent litigation.
  • Expert for consulting on microarray for litigation.
  • Expert for consulting on patent prosecution.
  • Expert for consulting on Serotonin and Malpractice.
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.

Market Research:
Expert has a broad knowledge of the biomedical field and its applications in industry and medicine.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

 

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