Barry Gian James

Microbial Biochemist

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Barry Gian James

_1_6 S Davenport Ct

Erie, CO, USA



Managing Director


Advocate the long-term R&D goals for the OPERAND (Open Source Research and Development) group. Promote responsive organizational flexibility and community outreach. Direct a small team of developers, providing mentoring and project management.

Research Assistant IV

APRIL 2006 - AUGUST 2009

Pursued individual research on B. subtilis and gene expression profiles of biofilm production. Discovered novel genetic mechanism for biofilm production, an organic inhibitor and quorum sensing molecule, and characterized a newly discovered gene. Published research. Followed and created protocols for transposon mutagenesis of B. subtilis. Managed tasks of a biochemistry lab.

Teaching Assistant

AUGUST 2003 - AUGUST 2005

TA'd a lab course in Anatomy and Physiology I & II. Taught cadaver and histology labs, lectured, and prepared lab exams.

Senior Architect

OCTOBER 1999 - MARCH 2001

Responsible for the Global Architecture and Optimization AAA group. Created custom in-house security software, managed total software project lifecycle from requirements to design to development and testing. Responsible for $5M recurring revenue per month. Managed a team of software developers and network engineers. Experience with C++, Perl, UNIX, software versioning, and team-based, results-oriented development.

Sr Network Engineer

JULY 1994 - OCTOBER 2009

Developed in-house ISP software, managed colocated facility of network server farm with all the normal services, including SMTP, NNTP, SNMP, POP/IMAP, etc. Rolled out the first cablebased Internet service in the tri-state region.

Fleet Anti-Terrorist Strike Team (FAST) Leader

AUGUST 1987 - AUGUST 1991

Corporal E-4; several awards and honors including Overseas Service x 2, Navy Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Ribbon x 2, USMC Good Conduct, Humanitarian Award. Marine Corps Pistol Team. Marksmanship Instructor at Camp LeJeune.