About Dr. Behnam Tabatabai, Co-founder & President
Dr. Tabatabai graduated from Morgan State University with a Ph.D. in Bio-Environmental Science in 2018 and co-founded HaloCyTech LLC based off the research from his dissertation. With over 8 years of cyanobacteria research experience, Dr. Tabatabai possesses a unique understanding of cyanobacterial biotechnology and molecular biology.
In addition to continuing to optimize cyanobacterial growth for market, Dr. Tabatabai serves on the Board of Directors of a clinical trial software provider - Datatrak International, Inc. since 2016. This opportunity has given him a unique perspective at the nexus of research and entrepreneurship. Dr. Tabatabao also holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from Pennsylvania State University and has co-authored two patents.