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Ronald Samia

Oregon State University
PhD student

EBC Congress

Ronald Samia is a 3rd year PhD student in Oregon State University’s Food Science & Technology Department in Dr. Tom Shellhammer’s lab. Ron has a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Rutgers University in New Jersey, and a Master’s in Bioinformatics from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and has over 13 years of experience working in the Biopharmaceutical Industry. At Celgene Corp. and Novartis Pharmaceuticals, he specialized in developing novel Genetically engineered T-Cell cancer therapies, their manufacturing processes, and tech transfers to launch new sites globally. At Oregon State University, Ron’s research encompasses wildfire smoke impact on hop quality and hop-yeast interactions during fermentation with a focus on bio-transformative changes to hop aroma.

Oregon State University