Douglas Friedman is CEO of BioMADE, the Bioindustrial Manufacturing Innovation Institute. His interests lie in the fields of synthetic biology, bioindustrial manufacturing, and biotechnology as they relate to the development of the bioeconomy. He is a subject matter expert on emerging biotechnologies, biotechnology policy, and related national security topics. He is a member of several advisory groups including the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry & Security Materials and Equipment Technical Advisory Committee. Prior to BioMADE, Doug was the inaugural Executive Director of Engineering Biology Research Consortium (EBRC) and currently serves on its Steering Committee. He earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Northwestern University and a B.S. in Chemical Biology from the University of California, Berkeley.
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