Shawn Jones

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Shawn Jones

Shawn Jones, PhD, is Vice-President of Microbiology at White Dog Labs, Inc. and oversees new strain isolation and characterization and strain engineering activities. Previously, he was a Research Scientist at Elcriton specializing in genetic tool development for clostridial species, specifically for thermophilic and acetogenic strains.

Shawn has worked in both academic and industrial environments on strain and fermentation development, metabolic engineering, microbial cell culture, and genetic engineering and served as a joint lecturer in a biochemical engineering at the University of Delaware. He received a BS in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC) and a PhD from Northwestern University (Evanston, IL).