Mauricio Amaya, Laboratory Manager
Mauricio Amaya has more than 17 years of experience in formulation, research and development and regulatory experience in the microbial and specialty chemicals industries. As laboratory manager, Amaya will oversee all aspects of the Genesis' laboratory, including overall microbiological quality control for production and fermentation, chemical quality control, research and product development and customer technical support. Amaya was previously chief chemist at Genesis. Prior to joining the company, Amaya was the director of technical services at Atco International where he managed the Technical Department, which included duties such as quality control, product research and development and regulatory affairs. Amaya received a B.S. in chemistry from Oglethorpe University and an M.S. in technology management from Mercer University.
Amit Choksi, Fermentation Manager
Amit Choksi brings a breadth of laboratory and bacteria fermentation training and experience to Genesis. As fermentation manager, Choksi oversees a team of scientist and operators that manage the research, design, planning and execution of laboratory and large-scale fermentation studies of bacteria in adherence with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). Prior to joining Genesis, Choksi was a fermentation microbiologist at Merial Limited, a research-based veterinary pharmaceutical division of Merck. In this role, he designed planned and carried out laboratory studies in bacteria, developed upstream fermentation methods using bench scale and pilot scale fermentors and helped develop a new canine vaccine. Prior to that, Choksi was a scientist at Fort Dodge Animal Health, a research-based veterinary pharmaceutical division of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, and a laboratory technician at Severn Trent Laboratory. Choksi recei
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