Victoria Knight-Connoni, PhD
BioNexus Principal Scientist, Collections, ATCC
Dr. Knight-Connoni is a BioNexus Foundation Principal Scientist at ATCC where she is curates the catalog of products for use by the scientific community. Her team is responsible for sourcing new items to add to the collection and authenticating and characterizing the biological material. Dr. Knight-Connoni has spent her career in industrial microbiology working at several biotech companies focused on natural product discovery using microbes as the source of products. She has built and characterized microbial strain collections at multiple companies and led in vitro screening teams at Cubist and Indigo for product discovery. Dr. Knight-Connoni holds a doctorate in microbiology from the University of New Hampshire.
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