Ms. Cowley started her career as a Research Engineer at Volvo Car Corporation, which followed by various research functions related to medical devices, and enzyme therapeutics.
Her research has resulted in two pending patents and she has been instrumental in Captozyme’s proof-of-principle in vivo studies and the receipt of five SBIR grants.
From 1998 to 2001, he held post-doctoral research positions at Kyoto University and Stuttgart University. He subsequently entered into a Research Scientist position at the University of Kansas under the direction of Professor’s Robert Hanzlick and Robert Borchardt (2001-2005).
In 2005, Qing-Shan joined OxThera Inc. (Alachua, FL) where he continued to reside as a R&D Director until establishing Captozyme.
He was the recipient of the prestigious Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service award for his post-doctoral work at the University of Georgia, and his work has culminated in 15 peer reviewed journal articles.
Dr. Cowley was a Scientist II/Preclinical Manager at OxThera Inc. (Alachua, FL) prior to establishing Captozyme in 2009.
Tracey currently tutors college-level accounting and economics and also works as a USA Archery tournament judge. As a part of the team, Tracey does the daily bookkeeping and accounting for Captozyme.
Dr. Nordwald hopes to use his skillset to bring new biological solutions to market to improve the quality of life across the world. Currently, he is working to bring solutions to oxalate-related disease via decreasing oxalate content in the body.
Her current role as Marketing Manager involves strategic, customer relations and project management of all marketing efforts for Captozyme and the launch of Nephure™.
Mrs. Ramos will apply past agency experience managing accounts from retail automotive to higher education toward the successful launch of Nephure™ and any other marketing or branding efforts.
His current role as a Assistant Laboratory Manager involves assisting in new method development for the efficient manufacturing of a live therapeutic. He also enjoys technical installations, equipment calibration, and keeping the laboratory equipment running properly.
Mr. Heslep completed his Medical Technologist internship at North Florida Regional Medical Center and is passionate about clinical research.
Mr. Zhang aims to further a career in marketing, advertising and brand management.
As Assistant Lab Manager, she is involved in product development, method development, optimization, and assay validations along with managing day-to-day activities within the QC laboratories. Ms. Chaderton is also a part of the Customer Relations Management team—furthering consumer knowledge about oxalates and kidney health.
Ms. Chaderton has past research experience with Shand’s Hospital at the University of Florida and aims to further her education in the medical field.
As a Lab Technician in the client services lab, Mr. Kinney assists in optimizing media for bacterial growth, cell bank creation, as well as viability assays and stability screening of freeze dried powders.
Mr. Kinney aims to further his education by studying the relationship between the human gut microbiota and various disease states within the human body.
Mr. Wang currently works in the R&D Laboratory of Captozyme. As a Laboratory Technician, his responsibilities include operating fermenters and perform experiments for Captozyme’s research and development.
From his education and experience, Mark has extensive experience working with biological products. He assists with fermentation process development and compliance with laboratory safety and regulations.
Mark enjoys working with microorganisms and facing the challenges it presents. He is also ardent about fostering a constructive, supportive and open environment for those he works with.
As part of the Marketing team she is working to create a strategic SEO plan for the company and aids in content creation as well as social media management.
Ultimately, she is looking to expand her career into content marketing and provide value to those she serves.
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As a Laboratory Technician, she takes care of inventory, prepares buffers and media, and assists in general laboratory organization and support.
Ms. Ordax aims to continue her education in biomedical engineering and take part in research in regenerative medicine.
In the future, Mr. Andréasson aims to use the valuable experience he has gained to pursue a career as an auditor.