Principal Scientist at Peak Proteins
Mark Elvin has over 22 years academic research experience at both The University of Huddersfield, and for the last 18 years as a senior postdoctoral research associate at The University of Manchester where he gained experience in the fields of microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry and industrial biotechnology. It is during the last 7 years where he has gained extensive experience and knowledge in the expression, production and purification of proteins from bacteria (E. coli), Insect cells (Hi5, Sf9, Sf21) and mammalian cells (HEK293 and CHO cells). Mark joined Peak Proteins in late 2020 as a Principal Scientist and he manages their cell science/expression team on various expression projects for the company. Mark has a keen interest in metabolomics turning this into producing tailored cell specific feeds and feeding regimes for cells in order to alleviate metabolic bottlenecks to increase protein expression.