Ian is an industrial microbiologist and fermentation scientist specializing in process optimization and upstream modification of cell culture parameters for increased yield, viability, and productivity. Experienced with a variety of fermentation technologies, including hollow-fiber bioreactor systems, industrial stirred-tanks, and shake-flasks, Ian is excited to lend his background in cell culture to the SBI team.
UMBC-Scientific Bioprocessing, Inc. Collaboration Sparks Idea to Create More Hands-On Biotech Experience for Students
At the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), Dr. Annica Wayman, Associate Dean for Shady Grove Affairs in the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, is seeking industry partners to support the launch of a new undergraduate degree program for UMBC students that would provide real-world, hands-on biotech experience.
Kurt Elam joined ACC/Lab Owl in 2017 with 20+ years of specialty biopharmaceutical experience, focused primarily on oncology, infectious disease, and critical care/ICU medicine. He has overseen and managed the successful launch of over 16 new FDA approved products/compounds or new indications, and worked to gain formulary approval in managed care organizations, thereby improving access for patients.