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Joseph Barry

Lean biomanufacture of surface-binding proteins for multi-functional coatings

Newcastle University

Dr. Jem Stach

Centre for Process Innovation ltd

Joseph Barry

I obtained a BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Sciences from Northumbria University in 2018. I then went on to study for an MRes in Molecular Microbiology at Newcastle University. My MRes project was 'Investigating the mechanism of mucin breakdown by the human gut microbiota'.

I am now undertaking a PhD at Newcastle University in collaboration with Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) titled 'Lean bio-manufacture of surface-binding proteins for multi-functional coatings'. The project will use Pichia pastoris to secrete high titres of correctly folded recombinant protein. This will be in combination with a statistical Design of Experiments (DoE) approach to produce a rapid automatable system for protein based multi-functional materials.

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