I am a Biotechnology professional with over 20 years of industry experience. My career foundation has been developed at companies such as Boehringer Mannheim (now Roche), Alpharma, and Amgen (formerly Immunex) and at such renowned organizations as Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel Laureates and Seattle BioMed. My positions have focused on laboratory managemant, compliance and research and development of human, and animal vaccines, cell therapies and other biologics such as TIL from human melanomas and CAR-T cells. Currently I am the Laboratory Supervisor for Dr. Jon Doridck, PhD., Howard P Isermann Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the Special Assistant to the President for Strategic Resource Initiatives and former Vice President for Research, at Rensselaer the oldest technological research university in the country.
My specialties include: Cell culture (micro scale upto 100L bioreactors), Assay Development, Protein Purification, Process Development for large scale production of Mabs in CHO and T-cell therapies, Laboratory Compliance, Laboratory Management, Project Management, Database Development and Website Management (Joomla).