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TSG Hires Microbiologist Ian Van Trump, Ph.D. (February 2013)

Technology Sciences Group Inc. (TSG) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Ian Van Trump to its regulatory team. Prior to joining TSG, Dr. Van Trump worked as a microbiologist at Dow Chemical Company’s Toxicology and Environmental Research Laboratory. With a broad array of scientific and regulatory experience for conventional, antimicrobial and microbial pesticides, Dr. Van Trump joins TSG as a regulatory scientist in its Sacramento, CA office.

Dr. Van Trump provides technical assistance for antimicrobial efficacy testing in industrial, home and personal care consumer products and has expertise in assessing the fate, transport and ecotoxicological properties of chemical and microbial products in the environment. He provides support in the design and interpretation of both standard guideline and non-standard studies assessing efficacy, environmental fate and transport, biodegradation and microbial product chemistry. Dr. Van Trump also assists in the strategic interpretation of study data and construction of waiver arguments under various regulatory structures such as the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation. Furthermore, Dr. Van Trump serves as a technical resource for product development by providing pre-market environmental risk evaluations. He is also familiar with many standard studies designed to assess the migration of chemicals constituents from consumer articles.

Dr. Van Trump earned a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from the University of Oklahoma and a Ph. D in Microbiology from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Van Trump joined TSG on February 11, 2013 and works out of its Sacramento, CA office.

About TSG
Technology Sciences Group Inc. (TSG) provides state, federal and international expertise on a wide range of scientific and regulatory issues. With experts in regulatory affairs, chemistry, toxicology, ecotoxicology, residue and metabolism, environmental fate, efficacy and risk assessment, TSG provides services in support of the registration, compliance and defense of chemically related products. Our clients include chemical, pesticide, consumer product, food, personal care and animal health companies, as well as industry groups, trade associations and law firms.

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