Problem Solver

Ryan Fink

Ryan Fink

Areas Ryan Fink is Knowledgeable in:

Genetics and Microbiology

Techniques Ryan Fink Uses:

Analogy, Hypothesis Testing, Lateral Thinking, Divide and Conquer, Brainstorming, Research, Root-Cause Analysis

Ryan Fink's Problem Solving Skills:

  1. high throughput molecular analysis techniques
  2. population genetics in plants
  3. catalases and superoxide dismutases biochemistry and genetics
  4. phylogenetic analysis
  5. metabolic pathway discovery
  6. gene cloning
  7. positional cloning
  8. microbial pathogens detection and isolation in food
  9. mutant isolation and characterization
  10. viral and microbial host-pathogen interactions
  11. antiviral and antimicrobial compounds characterization

Ryan Fink's Problem Solving Experience:

  1. I have identified key transcriptional factors in the regulation of virulence genes in Salmonella enterica
  2. I developed a patent for vaccination of poultry against Salmonella spp.
  3. I developed a system to identify bioactives in complex botanical extracts
  4. I studied the sinteny between catalases and superoxide dismutase biology in multiple organisms across kingdoms