Senior Director, Bioprocessing, Culture Biosciences
Kris is Culture’s Senior Director of Bioprocessing. In addition to creating technical content resources for customers, she works onboarding new customers and assists with technical transfer and successful scale-down into Culture’s reactors. Prior to joining Culture, Kris worked at Zymergen overseeing tech transfer and scale-down of fermentation processes, including scale-down into 96-well plates for high-throughput screening and providing technical guidance across projects. Kris also worked at OPX biotechnologies as a senior scientist in Physiology and Bioprocess Research. Kris received her degree in Genetics and Microbiology from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. She then completed a Ph.D. in molecular, developmental and cellular biology studying signaling in muscle stem cells at the University of Colorado Boulder and a postdoctoral fellowship at National Jewish Health working on cell signaling in macrophages.