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Daryll Emery, MS, Ph.D.
Chief Science Officer and Director of Discovery

Co-inventor of SRP® Technology. He received his doctorate in Veterinary Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, where his research included development of various bacterial and viral vaccines for poultry and livestock. Dr. Emery's expertise in diagnostic and industrial microbiology, immunological laboratory techniques, and protein chemistry has led to many practical vaccine discoveries. He has authored over 90 U.S. and international patents relating to vaccine development, and is the author or co-author of over 40 peer-reviewed articles relating to veterinary vaccines.

Darren Straub, MS
Director of Research and Product Development

Co-inventor of SRP® Technology. He received his Master of Science in Veterinary Microbiology from the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, where his thesis led to a commercializable patent for the extraction of immunoglobulins from egg yolk. Straub's expertise includes commercial scale protein separation and purification, tissue culture and fermentation techniques, diagnostic immunology, and food microbiology. He obtained a USDA establishment license for Epitopix, and USDA product licenses for viral, bacterial and protein extract vaccines. He appears as co-author of numerous U.S. and international patents and has presented his poultry vaccine research in several professional veterinary conferences.