Contact UsDr. Jim Osborne, Director
Email: jim_osborne[at symbol]kgi.edu
The Center is led by Director Jim Osborne, PhD, KGI's Robert E. Finnigan Professor of Applied Life Sciences, who joined the faculty after a 25-year career at Beckman Coulter, Inc., most recently as the company's Corporate Vice President of Advanced Technology. Osborne earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees in chemistry from the University of Maryland in Baltimore County and his doctorate in biochemistry from the University of Maryland Medical School in Baltimore. His areas of expertise are protein biochemistry, protein structure, diagnostic applications and laboratory automation.
Craig Adams, PhD, research associate professor and director of the Team Master's Project, is also a recent arrival from Beckman Coulter, with 26 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and diagnostic industry. Adams received his PhD from the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at UC Irvine's College of Medicine. While at Beckman Coulter, he directed efforts to produce new diagnostic assays for rheumatic heart disease, prion disease, and improved multiplex heterogeneous and homogeneous immunoassay methodology. Adams also serves as a research associate professor and Director of the Team Masters Project program at KGI.
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