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Mon, 02/14/2022 - 11:03am
University of Georgia senior Claire Bunn will continue her studies in lung biology this fall as one of 23 Americans selected for the 2022 class of Gates Cambridge Scholars. The scholarship fully funds postgraduate study and research in any subject at the Bunn is UGA’s ninth Gates Cambridge Scholar in the program’s 21-year history. The scholarship, which recognizes intellectually outstanding postgraduate students with a capacity for leadership…
Mon, 09/27/2021 - 9:51am
The BFF is currently accepting applications for the level of Research Professional II to assist with projects in protein purification. The incumbent will execute purification projects, maintain purification equipment, perform SDS-PAGE and other analytical techniques, and order/receive materials from clients and suppliers. Interested individuals should email Michelle Lewis at LMLewis@uga.edu
Tue, 06/08/2021 - 11:15am
The BFF was one of 10 applicants awarded a Kuhner Kelvin+ shaker in the Kuhner 2nd Art of Shaking Competition. BFF Director Dr. David Blum and UGA students Maya Cornish and Nolan Ross-Kemppinen were the ones who created the video submission on behalf of the BFF. Stillshot from the video showing Maya Cornish and BFF Facility manager Ron GarrisonThe video submission was created by BFF Director Dr. David Blum and UGA students Maya Cornish and Nolan…
Thu, 03/18/2021 - 2:31pm
The BFF is currently accepting applications for the level of Research Technician to assist with projects in protein purification. The incumbent will prepare purification equipment for runs, perform SDS-PAGE and other analytical techniques, and order/receive materials from clients and suppliers. Interested individuals should apply through www.ugajobsearch.com using Posting Number S05835P.
Thu, 03/18/2021 - 2:02pm
The BFF is currently accepting applications for the level of Research Technician to assist with projects in bacterial fermentation. The incumbent will work to setup and clean fermentors, to order supplies, deliver supplies and coordinate incoming and outgoing materials and to provide analytical support. Interested individuals should apply through www.ugajobsearch.com using Posting Number S05826P.
Thu, 10/15/2020 - 10:58am
The BFF has recently expanded its purification portfolio with the addition of the ÄKTA Avant. With the Avant, resin screening and method optimization are automated to allow for increased efficiency and design of experiments. Multiple inlet ports and the BufferPro software allows for in process custom buffer mixing. Methods can be scaled to larger columns including HiScale and AxiChrom.The BFF can custom pack resins by pressure or flow up to 70mm…
Mon, 10/21/2019 - 2:18pm
We are searching for a Research Professional I to work in our cell culture group. The position requires the employee to understand sterile technique, maintenance/preservation of mammalian and insect cells, isolation and transfection of recombinant DNA, safe handling of BSL1 and BSL2 organisms. Please contact Dr. Michelle Lewis for more information.
Thu, 03/29/2018 - 12:07pm
The BFF is pleased to announce that we will now be able to offer protein and antibody characterization services in collaboration with the Biomarker and Immunology Core at the Center for Vaccines and Immunology at UGA.  These services will utilize the Octet Red system which uses biosensors that take advantage of biolayer interferometry to determine binding of proteins or small molecules through shifts in interference on the sensor.  The system…
Wed, 01/31/2018 - 3:20pm
Efraim Racker said "don't waste clean thinking on dirty enzymes." Sometimes tagging a protein with histidines isn't good enough with respect to protein purity. The BFF has experience with protein expression, purification and polishing to get your protein prep as "clean" as it can be. We can use our suite of fermentors & bioreactors to produce your protein of interest typically at higher expression levels than shake flasks, then use our…
Wed, 11/29/2017 - 8:26am
Dr. Claire Edwards, a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the BFF, attended the Recent Advancements in Fermentation Technology (RAFT) conference hosted by the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB).  The conference took place October 29 through November 1, 2017 in Bonita Springs, Florida.  Claire attended a number of seminars on topics ranging from improvement of oxygen transfer rates to the fermentative production of a heme…

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