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John Deaton

Research Technician 

John joined Triton Algae Innovations early 2014 as a volunteer for the molecular biology department while completing his education at UCSD.  In mid-2014, while also working at Triton- John began working for Steve Mayfield’s lab at UCSD and California Center for Algae Biotechnology.  After graduation in 2015, John took on the role of lab manager and was hired full-time at the end of the year.  Since then, John has worked in fermentation, assay development, protein analytics, protein purification, and currently spends most of his time on strain development.