Principle Consultant, PMB BioTek Consulting
Pat Bird is the principle consultant at PMB BioTek Consulting and Director of Microbiology for Titan Analytical. Pat works with method developers, laboratories and industry to identifying solutions to emerging microbiological issues, optimize method performance in complex matrices, improve testing workflows and designing validation and verification studies. Pat has authored numerous research papers and a textbook chapter on microbiology for the cannabis industry (pending publication). Pat is an active member of the AOAC CASP initiative, serving as co-chair of the microbiology working group. Previously, Pat has served as a director at large on the AOAC Research Institute Board of Directors and served as the co-chairing the AOAC working group on Acceptance Criteria for Quantitative Microbiology Methods.