Craig CaldwellRank/Title Biotechnology Director
Office: Jordan Health Sciences Building Room 254H
Craig earned his Ph.D from Texas A&M University in the field of Biochemistry where he studied neurogenesis in Drosophila brain tissue. After graduating, he conducted post- doctoral research at the National Institutes of Health where he worked in the laboratory of Dr. Myriam Gorospe. He has worked in industrial research settings that include the technology development group at Myriad Genetics, Inc., and for the U.S. Army as part of the Science and Technology Corporation group at Dugway Proving Ground. Craig left the private sector to join Salt Lake Community College where he was responsible for implementing and directing the InnovaBio internship program in its formative years. He is currently the chair of the Biotechnology Department at Salt Lake Community College where he works closely with industry, other science departments in the college, and many partners in high school biotechnology programs.
Vivian Ngan-Winward, PhD, CQE
- Rank/Title: Biomanufacturing Program Director & Instructor
- Office: Jordan Health Sciences Building Room 270
- Phone: 801-957-6210
- E-mail: email@example.com
Vivian has over 20 years of research experience, with the last 8 of these spent in the biotech industry just prior to joining SLCC. Her most recent industry position was lead scientist in Idaho Technology Inc's Regulatory Affairs group, for which she was responsible for directing and reporting on pre-clinical studies that led to FDA clearance of multiple PCR-based organism detection kits. Her experience with good manufacturing practices, quality systems, federal regulations, and production processes and procedures is an asset to the program.
Charles RettbergRank/Title: Instructor
Office: Jordan Health Sciences Building Room 254B
Chuck Rettberg has been a Biotechnology instructor at Salt Lake Community College since 2005. He received his B.A. and M.S. from the University of Montana and his Ph.D. in Human Genetics from the University of Utah. His research has included the study of the structure and function of RNA molecules involved in protein synthesis and the molecular evolution of the RNA World. Outside of work Chuck stays busy raising two young boys and participating in a variety of mountain sports.
Jean BowerRank/Title: Faculty
Office: Jordan Health Sciences Building Room 254F