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Nephi Jones

Manager, Advanced Technology, Research & Development at Thermo Fisher Scientific


Nephi Jones is the R&D Manager leading Advanced Technology Research for the Bioprocess Production Division at Thermo Fisher Scientific in Logan, Utah. He holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s of Science Degree in Biological Engineering from Utah State University and has 15 years of experience focused on feasibility research, process development, and scale-up of biotechnology. Nephi launched his career at Hyclone Laboratories, now part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, and in 2004 he was a founding member of the team that designed the first commercially available stirred tank single-use bioreactor. During his career his principle responsibilities included cell culture media development, bioprocess application engineering, system design engineering, process development, technology research, and project management. He holds numerous approved and pending patents covering applications in single-use bioreactors, mixers, bioprocess containers, sterile fluid transfer, mixing/mass transfer optimization, fluid filtration, mechanical drive/sealing systems, biosensors, and downstream purification.

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