David Dodds Ph.D.

David Dodds Ph.D.

Process development at the interface of chemistry & synthetic biology.

David Dodds Ph.D. has 30 years experience leading interdisciplinary process development groups using biological methods to perform organic synthesis. He established Dodds & Associates to provide technical advice and management to start-up pharma, industrial biotech and renewable chemicals companies. D&A provides technical strategy, management and due diligence across multiple disciplines; organic synthesis, chiral chemistry, biocatalysis, synthetic biology, fermentation and strain development, chem/bio process integration and scale-up.

David also provides expert witness service for patent litigation, and serves on a number of scientific advisory boards.

Specialties: Organic synthesis, chiral chemistry, biocatalysis & biotransformations, molecular biology, fermentation & strain development, industrial biotechnology, integration of chemical and biological processes, process development & scale-up, due diligence, patent liaison, expert witness

Client Services

Dodds & Associates offers technical strategic planning, project management, due diligence, and expert witness services to the pharmaceutical, biotech, and biobased chemical industries across multiple disciplines; organic synthesis, biocatalysis, molecular biology, industrial biotech and fermentation process.