Data Scientist Tayte Campbell, PhD Joins Pluton Biosciences

Updated: Mar 15

Dr. Tayte Campbell has joined the Pluton Biosciences team as a Data Scientist.

At Pluton, Dr. Campbell characterizes novel microbial natural products, using computational genomics to study microbial communities and isolates. He brings a decade of experience studying microbial communities; in several environments, using a variety of genomics and transcriptomics methods.



“We are truly excited to have Dr. Campbell as the first hire for our Data Science Team. Dr. Campbell brings a unique perspective with his vast experience, which spans a variety of computational genomic approaches to understand the phenotypic observations in various microbial systems.” - Dr. Boahemaa Adu-Oppong, Director of Data Science

Prior to joining Pluton, Dr. Campbell completed a post-doctorate position at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and taught as an adjunct professor at Washington State University. He holds a PhD in Plant and Microbial Bioscience from Washington University in St. Louis, and BS and MS degrees in Environmental Science from Brigham Young University.

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At Pluton Biosciences, we are making discovery of novel microbes not only possible, but also commercially viable. Our revolutionary Micromining Innovation Engine, a tool like no other, empowers the Pluton Biosciences team to discover novel microbes in months, not years, using a fraction of the staff employed by other laboratories.

Pluton quickly and inexpensively taps into the diverse world of bacteria, fungi, amoebae, and viruses, to discover and develop next-generation products to address challenges to the climate, agriculture, pharmaceutical, biomaterials, and bioremediation sectors.

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