Jesse Damm, CEO, Cell Systems, “Why Human Primary Cells Matter”
The Kirkland-based Cell Systems is laser focused on the development and manufacturing of the highest standard research tools for the science of cell biology. The company provides human primary cells, media, and reagents for research institutions around the globe, to aid in the understanding of cell biology and discovery of treatments for all varieties of human conditions.
Founded in Seattle in 1989 by esteemed cell biologist Carl Soderland, Cell Systems became an early expert in the isolation and preparation of primary cell cultures. These primary cell cultures are manufactured to a “gold” standard, evident through decades of citations published in numbers of scientific journals.
Today, Cell Systems continues its research of primary cell isolation, while partnering with universities, research institutes, biotech entities, and pharmaceutical companies around the world, by providing cell biology tools for their experiments.
With a distinguished cell biology team and technical support team, Cell Systems continues to deliver healthy, high-quality primary cells to research labs regardless of location.
Jesse Damm was born and raised in West Seattle, graduating from Cleveland High School and Stanford University. He then spent time in Eastern Europe and New York, working in the Biotech and Pharma world. Jesse returned to Seattle with his wife and two children.