Leadership & staff

Center of Excellence


Andrew Zydney

Director of the Center for Industrial Biotechnology; Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering

Wendy Oakes

Associate Director, Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology

Seth Woolcock

Communications Strategist, Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology

CSL Behring Fermentation Facility


Ali Demirci

Professor-in-Charge of the CSL Behring Fermentation Facility; Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Mark Signs

Co-Director, CSL Behring Fermentation Facility

Ashik Sathish

Co-Director, CSL Behring Fermentation Facility