AMLAN INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES OPENING OF NEW LABORATORY
26 Oct 2017
CHICAGO— Amlan International, a global leader in feed additives that improve intestinal health, today announced the opening of its Richard M. Jaffee Laboratory for Applied Microbiology located at the company’s Innovation Center in Vernon Hills, Illinois. The investment includes advanced microbiologists, research instruments and equipment dedicated to accelerating Amlan’s technical expertise and new product development.
The Company also announced the hiring of two Senior Research Microbiologists, Dongping Wang, Ph.D. and Shalaka Shinde, Ph.D. The new teammates are experienced microbiologists with specialized expertise and will help advance the company’s efforts in Life Sciences research.
The Biosafety Level 2 lab enables the examination of materials, such as animal feed, intestinal tissue and feces, and their interaction with bacteria or fungus. Pathogen identification, biotoxin diagnosis and bacterial strain enumeration can now be achieved with the lab’s technical and diagnostic capabilities such as the analyses of DNA and RNA proteins (PCR), antimicrobial assays (MIC & MBC), cellular and morphological analyses (Optical Microscopy) and tissue culturing.
Dr. Ron Cravens, President of Amlan...
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