Successful Industrial Biotechnology Entrepreneur and Researcher Brings Moe Than 20 Years of Experience to Biochemical Innovator
Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 2, 2010 -- Glycos Biotechnologies, Inc. (GlycosBio), an emerging biochemical company pioneering metabolic engineering and microbiology innovations that produce green chemicals, today announced the appointment of Daniel J. Monticello, Ph.D., as Vice President, Research and Development. In this role, Dr. Monticello will be responsible for directing the lab operations for GlycosBio, including research, development and the overall efforts associated with scale-up and commercialization of GlycosBio’s proprietary microbe technology. In addition, Dr. Monticello will be responsible for overseeing GlycosBio’s ongoing demonstration and commercialization efforts in Latin America.
“Dr. Monticello has a unique and broad set of business, management, science and technical skills not only from large, multinational biotechnology organizations but also from the start-up environment,” said Paul Campbell, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer for Glycos Biotechnologies. “His in-depth experience in metabolic engineering as well as industrial fermentations will directly impact and contribute to the ongoing development of GlycosBio’s bioconversion technologies. Dr. Moniticello is a vital addition to our team and will help GlycosBio meet our long-term scientific and business goals.”
Dr. Monticello joins GlycosBio with more than 20 years of experience in industrial biotechnology. Prior to joining GlycosBio, Dr. Monticello was Co-Founder of Molecular LogiX, Inc., an early stage biotechnology company. While at Molecular LogiX, Dr. Monticello was responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations including finance, strategic planning, science and technology development. Before founding Molecular LogiX, Dr. Montic
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