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The Frontiers of Biotechnology Lecture Series

"The emergence of a 'renewable feedstock-based' chemical industry"

Douglas C. Cameron
Director of Biotechnology
Biotechnology Development Center, Cargill, Inc.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Friday, October 1, 2004
Landau Building 66-110
Edwin R. Gilliland Auditorium


Douglas C. Cameron

Douglas C. Cameron currently leads molecular biology and metabolic engineering research and development in the Cargill Biotechnology Development Center (BioTDC) (http://www.cargill.com). From 1986-1998, Cameron was a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and an affiliate in the Molecular Biology Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 1996 he was a guest professor in the Institute for Biotechnology at the ETH in Zurich, Switzerland. From 1979-1981 Cameron held the position of Biochemical Engineer at Advanced Harvesting Systems, a plant biotechnology company funded by International Harvester.

Cameron is a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). He is on the editorial boards of Metabolic Engineering and Biomacromolecules. Cameron serves on the Minnesota Governor's Bioscience Council and the board of directors of MNBIO (Minnesota Biotechnology Industry Organization). He is a member of the MIT Biological Engineering visiting committee and on the managing board of the newly formed Society for Biological Engineering (SBE). Cameron is also a Consulting Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Stanford University. He has a B.S.E. in biomedical engineering in 1979 from Duke University, Durham, N.C. and a Ph.D. in biochemical engineering in 1986 from MIT.

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