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Casey Lippmeier

SVP of Innovation

Casey Lippmeier, Ph.D. has more than 20 years of experience translating science into products in the biotechnology industry. He   serves   as   the   senior   vice   president   of innovation at Conagen Inc. – a fully integrated biomanufacturing   company   using   synthetic biology tools to deliver high value ingredients to the   food,   flavor   and   fragrances,   nutritional, pharmaceutical,   and   renewable   materials industries. Prior to joining Conagen, Casey was a principal scientist for DSM Nutritional Products, where he was an inventor of several diverse technologies including strains and processes for production of healthy fats, fermentation-based biodiesel, and a faster, better, and cheaper platform for production of many vaccines. Casey began his industrial career at Martek Biosciences where he helped to establish their molecular biotechnology group. While there, he developed the strains which still today produce the DHA and ARA used to fortify most infant formulas globally. Casey received his graduate training at Dartmouth College and the University of Hull, and undergraduate education at the University of Maine, Orono. He serves on the editorial board of several peer-reviewed journals and does volunteer work for the USDIY bio community.