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Science, service and support-it's a brand new day!
We work every day to:
- Be the kind of company we would want to work with
- Respond to customers quickly no matter what else is going on
- Make the best yeast media possible
- Offer unique products that bring value to our customers
David Simpson, Ph.D.
Dave received his Ph.D. in Molecular Virology from Northwestern University, and held a postdoctoral position at the University of Florida. His academic background includes virology, cell biology, molecular biology, and proteomics. Dave has expressed and purified soluble and/or membrane-bound proteins from E. coli, yeast, mammalian and insect cell culture. Dave moved to Quidel Corporation to advance development and manufacturing of immunodiagnostics products. He created and managed the molecular biology and protein expression R&D groups as well as the antibody production and bioreagents manufacturing departments. His role also included troubleshooting and improvement of existing products as well as transfer of new R&D products to manufacturing. As director of manufacturing and R&D at Qbiogene, Dave developed new products for DNA and RNA isolation, and maintained high-quality manufacturing of all purifcation kits, E. coli media and yeast media formulations. During his tenure, he improved many existing processes and developed innovative new manufacturing methods. Dave brings an extensive breadth of knowledge to Sunrise Science Products, having worked in many diverse areas from a range of different perspectives. His insight into the mechanics of in vivo and in vitro biological processes allow him to offer highly technical product support and effectively troubleshoot problems before or after they occur. Dave’s outside interests include beer brewing, hiking and free flight model airplane building.
Co-Founder, VP Marketing & Sales
Liz launched her full-time career in the Southern California biotech industry making kits, cDNA libraries, providing technical support and covering inside sales for Stratagene. She next moved to BIO 101, Inc. to become product manager for the well-known GENECLEAN purification kits, FastPrep homogenizer and the extensive Yeast Media and Bacterial Media product lines. Liz followed the BIO 101 products through the merger that formed Qbiogene and into the acquisition by MP Biomedicals in Irvine, CA. Liz holds a degree in Biology from the University of California at San Diego and a M.A. Degree in Organizational Management. She makes it her mission to ensure everyone plays well together so they can get the job done efficiently, with respect for themselves and others, while having a lot of fun, and putting our customers first. In her spare time, Liz enjoys Geocaching and nature photography.