Post-Doctoral Fellows

Mark Allenby

Nationality: American
E-mail: mark.allenby@imperial.ac.uk
Office: Room C511, Roderic Hill Building, Centre for Process Systems Engineering, Imperial College London
Office Tel:  +44 (0)7411 646 6362
Supervisors:  Prof. Sakis Mantalaris and Prof. Stratos Pistikopoulos 

Research Interests:

  • Mammalian cell culture and modelling
  • Bioprocess systems engineering
  • Culture design and fabrication
  • Analytical biostatistics


Biography

DateRole
 2013-2017

PhD in Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, UK.
Thesis: A bone marrow bioreactor in silico-in vitro platform.

 2012-2013 MSc in Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, UK.

Thesis: 3D scaffold cord blood erythropoiesis systems.
 2008-2012 BSc in Mathematics, Pepperdine University, CA, USA

BA in Chemistry, Pepperdine University, CA, USA
 
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Research title


Development of a bio-inspired in silico-in vitro platform: towards personalised healthcare through optimisation of a bone marrow mimicry bioreactor

Publications


  • Allenby, M.C., Tahlawi, A. Dos Santos, S.B., Misener, R., Hwang, Y.S., Panoskaltsis, N., Mantalaris, A. (2015) Development of a hematopoietic environment for the production of red blood cells (RBCs) in a novel 3D hollow fibre bioreactor. Journal of Tissue Engineering Part A, 21, S15-S16.  DOI
  • Misener, R., Allenby, M., Fuentes Gari, M., Rende, M., Velliou, E., Panoskaltsis, N., Pistikopoulos, E.N., Mantalaris, A. (2014) Optimisation under uncertainty for a bioreactor that produces red blood cells.  Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 8, 481-482. DOI
  • Crystallization of Proteins at Ultralow Supersaturations Using Novel Three-Dimensional Nanotemplates. Umang V. Shah, Mark C. Allenby, Daryl R. Williams, and Jerry Y. Y. Heng. Crystal Growth & Design 2012 12 (4), 1772-1777. DOI.
  • A Point Process Model for Simulating Gang-on-Gang Violence. Kym Louie, Marina Masaki, Mark Allenby, and Tim Lucas 2010. DOI. PredPol.com.


Presentations


  • Mark C. Allenby, Brittany Allison, Matthew P. Joyner (2012) Rapid identification of nautral products with enhanced therapeutic potential from Chumash medicinal plants (American Chemical Society National Meeting) San Diego, California.
  • Kym Louie, Mark Allenby, Marina Masaki, Tim Lucas, Andrea Bertozzi (2011) Modeling Gang Rivalries as Point Processes. (JMM National Conference 2011), (PCUMC Regional Conference 2011, Best Speaker), (SCCUR Regional Conference 2011) New Orleans, Louisiana; Los Angeles, California.

Teaching


  • 2015: Advanced Bioprocess Engineering Tutor
  • 2014: Knowledge Laboratories - CSTR Conversion Teaching Assistant
  • 2011: General Chemistry (1 Yr) Laboratory Teaching Assistant

 

Awards/Funding


  • 2014-2017: Imperial College Chemical Enginering Department International Scholarship
  • 2011-2012: Pepperdine University TOOMA and SURP research grants
  • 2010: Natural Science Foundation DMS-0601395 research grant at UCLA
  • 2009: Pi Mu Epsilon Academic Fraternity for Mathematical Excellence

Prior Research


  • 2012: HRL Laboratories Developmental Engineer in the Sensors and Materials Laboratory
  • 2011: Pepperdine University REU in Natural Product Discovery and Multivariate Statistics
  • 2011: Imperial College UROP in Nanoporous Protein Crystallisation Methods
  • 2010: UCLA Applied Mathematics REU in Stochastic Modelling and Prediction


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Dr. Ana Luz Quiroga Campano

Nationality: Chilean
E-mail: a.quiroga-campano12@imperial.ac.uk
Office: Room C511, Roderic Hill building, Centre for Process Systems Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering.
Office Tel: +44 (0)7411 646 6362
Supervisors: Prof. Sakis Mantalaris

Research Interests:

  • Biotechnology and bioprocess engineering
  • Modelling and optimisation of cell culture processes


Biography

Academic background
DateRole
 2014-2017  PhD in Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, UK.
 2010-2012  Master of Sciences (Biotechnology). Univeridad de Chile (Chile)
 2004-2010  Chemical Engineering. Univeridad de Chile (Chile)
 2004-2010  Biotechnology. Universidad de Chile (Chile)
 
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Research title


Mathematical modelling and experimental validation for the optimization and control of mammalian cell culture systems


Publications/Presentations


  • M.E. Lienqueo, C. Shene, A. Quiroga, O. Salazar, J.C. Salgado, J.A. Asenjo, “Experimental validation of the predictions of a mathematical model for protein puriļ¬cation and tag selection”, Separation Science and Technology, 45 (2010) 2153.


Teaching


  • 2009-2010: Metabolic Engineering and Fermentation BT52A. Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Faculty of Physics and Mathematical Sciences, Universidad de Chile.
  • 2010: Workshop of Projects EI2001-24 (March-July, 2010). Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Faculty of Physics and Mathematical Sciences, Universidad de Chile.
  • 2011-2012:  Workshop of Process Design. Academic Support in the design of a waste water treatment plant with a group of 4 Chemical Engineering Students. Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Faculty of Physics and Mathematical Sciences, Universidad de Chile.


Awards/Funding


  • 2012-: Becas-Chile Scholarship, Advanced Human Capital Program, National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT). Government of Chile.
  • 2010-2012: Researcher funding, Master of Sciences, Universidad de Chile.
  • 2009-2012: FONDECYT project N°1080143.“Effects of hydrophobic polypeptide tag fusion on protein purification by Hydrophobic Interaction Chromatography”