SACHEM, Inc. Attracts Dr. Hemant Joshi

SACHEM, Inc. announced today the addition of Dr. Hemant Joshi, Biotechnology Research Scientist, to its team of highly accomplished scientists. Austin, TX – September 19, 2006 – SACHEM, Inc. announced today the addition of Dr. Hemant Joshi, Biotechnology Research Scientist, to its team of highly accomplished scientists.  Dr. Joshi will support the development of SACHEM’s portfolio of high purity, precision biotechnology products called SACHEM Biotechnology Solutions™ (SBS).  Dr. Joshi’s top priority will be to optimize SACHEM’s line of reverse phase and hydrophobic interaction displacers and make those accessible to the market.  SACHEM’s portfolio of Expell™, Isolis™, and Propell™displacers are used for protein, peptide and oligonucleotide purification using displacement mode chromatography.”Dr. Joshi’s addition to our team supports our continued commitment to bring displacement chromatography to the marketplace.  This is a powerful technology that can dramatically improve capacity, yields and purities in protein and oligonucleotide purification,” remarked Rosemary Hoffman, Biotechnology Market Manager at SACHEM.

Dr. Joshi has an integrated M.S./B.S. in chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology and a  Ph.D in Biological Chemistry from the University of Arizona.  He spent three years as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the area of protein and nucleic acid biochemistry prior to joining the private sector.

“Dr. Joshi’s interdisciplinary background in chemistry and biology is a valuable complement to SACHEM’s ongoing product development initiatives.  We continue to deepen our understanding of challenges faced by organizations in the biotechnology sector and utilize our chemistry expertise to develop new chemical solutions to solve these issues.  Dr. Joshi’s experience and education are an important addition to the SACHEM Biotechnology team and will enable us to more rapidly bring SACHEM’s chemical solutions to our customers and the market,” commented Dr. Richard Goodin, Vice President of Technology.

SACHEM, Inc. delivers highly pure, precise and innovative chemical solutions designed to solve the most demanding and challenging applications.  For over 50 years SACHEM has provided chemical solutions and services to customers in key markets including electronics, biotechnology, starch modification, polymers, catalysts, pharmaceutical and agricultural chemicals.  Based in Austin, Texas, SACHEM’s expanding worldwide operations include manufacturing and research facilities in North America, Europe and Asia with a global service network and presence spanning over 30 countries.  For more information about SACHEM, Inc. please view

Rosemary Hoffman
Market Manager, Life Sciences
Phone: +1 (512) 444-3626
Fax: +1 (512) 445-5066