Problem Solver

Mark Schell star Proven Solver

Areas Mark Schell is Knowledgeable in:

bioinformatics, biosecurity, biosafety, metagenomics, microbiology, probiotics,

Techniques Mark Schell Uses:

logic, scientific method, deductive reasoning, trial and error

Mark Schell's Problem Solving Skills:

  1. real-time PCR, molecular genetic manipulation of bactera

Mark Schell's Problem Solving Experience:

  1. i developed several PCR-based diagnostic tests for for plant pathogenic bacteria
  2. i developed a bioinformatic method to mine genome sequences of bacteria to find novel genes
  3. i have published over 80 scientific papers in high-profile peer-review scientific journals. each of these required dozens of problem solving activities.
  4. Sequenced and set up system to analyze tthe genomes of Bifidobacteria and Lactobacillus as a consultant for NESTEC Sa. the research arm of Nestle--largest food company in the world
  5. i have obtained several dozen research grants from USDA, NIH, NSF, DTRA, DOE. this amounted to more thant $10 million in research funding
  6. i set up and operated a high security biosafety level 3 research lab for 7 years