Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 13:12

The Bioexpression and Fermentation Facility (BFF) with support of the Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Georgia announces the installation of a Tryton fermentation system manufactured by DCI Biolafitte.  The Tryton system includes two control towers capable of operating up to 4 vessels simultaneously with 5L and 10L vessel options. 


 The system is capable of microbial batch, fed-batch, and continuous culture methods. It includes state of the art optical probes for dissolved oxygen measurement as well as stainless steel construction and 4 fixed speed pumps per vessel for feeds or acid/base addition.  “This system builds on our existing infrastructure which uses the DCI-Biolafitte SCADA system and EVO fermentors for our SIP fermentation... Read Full Article

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 07:17

The Bioexpression and Fermentation Facility (BFF) within the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology () in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences invites applicants for a non-tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Research Scientist level.

The BFF was established in 1967 and houses one of the largest fermentation pilot plants in the United States.  The facility specializes in fermentation, protein purification, cell culture and monoclonal antibodies.  In addition to contract work, the facility provides student training as part of the Masters in Biomanufacturing and Bioprocessing degree.

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Cell Biology or related disciplines and have a strong background in protein purification techniques.  The successful candidate will be expected to manage protein purification projects contracted through the facility and be responsible for writing reports for client... Read Full Article