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 Expert  727251

Expert in BIotechnology, Oncology, Molecular Biology, Genomics, Molecular Diagnostics, Biotech Patents


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. He has cloned tumor antigen genes which have been patented and through licensing to Athena Diagnostics provide cancer diagnosis. He currently has eighty publications which enjoy a relatively high impact rating ( SCOPUS h value =25 ). Expert has considerable consulting experience with Biotech companies.
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affinity chromatography

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biochemical genetics testing

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biological transcription

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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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complementary DNA

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antisense DNA

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applied molecular biology

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RNA interference


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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

2009 to 2009

 

Clonegene

 


 

CSO

 

Direct gene discovery program.

2001 to 2009

 

University of Connecticut

 

Molecular Biology

 

Director of the Gradutae program in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

 

Associate Professor of Biochemistry. Directed graduate program and conducted research.

1991 to 2000

 

Sloan Kettering Institute

 

Molecular Pharmacology

 

Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Neuro-Oncology

 

Directed laboratory in cancer research.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

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

Professional Appointments

Associate Editor and member of editorial board of BMC Biochemistry.

Ad hoc reviewer for JBC, MCB, EMBO, Nucleic Acids Research, RNA, J Clinical Investigation.


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:
  • Advised investors as to market viability of gene chip devices.
  • Advised investors as to the market future of whole genome sequence machines.
  • Advised investors as to the viability of a small biotech company.
  • Proof read patent application as to potential problems.
  • Advised investors as to the market value of siRNA and RNAi technology.
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:
Served on federal study sections reviewing NIH grants.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on microarray for litigation.
  • 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:
Broad knowledge of the biomedical field and its application 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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