M.Sc in Biotechnology by the National Autonomous University of Mexico and bachelor degree in Chemistry and Pharmacy from University of Guadalajara
Several years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry working in the development of analitycal and purification methods for recombinant proteins
"Use of RNAi technology to enhance recombinant protein production in the Baculovirus expression system"
Graduated in 2009 from University of Havana (Cuba) where I obtained my Master of Sciences degree in Molecular Biology.
I have working experience in molecular biology of viral vectors and protein expression in mammalian cells mediated by viral vectors (adenovirus, lentivirus) for vaccine development.
"HEK-293 stable cell line development for production, scale up and characterization of influenza virus-like particles"
Coursed my Bachelor studies at the University of British Columbia and then obtained a M.Sc in Microbiology from McGill University.
5 years lab experience, primarily focused on the molecular biology of host-virus interactions and medical genetics.
"Genetic engineering of the HEK293 cell line to optimize yield of recombinant adenoviruses for vaccine and gene therapy applications"
Graduated from the Institute of Chemical Technology, (Mumbai, India) where I obtained a Master of Technology degree.
Before joining the group I spend two year working for Intas Biopharmaceuticals (Ahmedabad, India) in the upstream process development team)
"Bioprocess intensification of high yield production of AAV gene delivery vectors"
M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Technische Universität
Braunschweig, Germany (2013-2016).
B.Sc. in Biotechnology, Technische Universität
Academic exchange to the University of Waterloo,
Visiting graduate research student at the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada (10/2015-08/2016).
Internship at Evonik Industries, Germany, for six months at the department of Bioprocess Technology & Life Cycle Management (04/2015-09/2015).
Experience in insect cell culture/baculovirus expression system, metabolic engineering of Corynebacterium glutamicum, pervaporation for in-situ product removal during fermentative butanol production, large-scale bioreactor characterization.
"Bioprocess development of recombinant vesicular
stomatitis virus (VSV) production with Vero cells"
Master’s in Bioengineering - 2008, ESIL (Polytech Marseille), Marseille, France
2016: Technical Officer in Purification at NRC in the Human Health Therapeutics Portfolio (Montreal, Canada)
2013-2015: Project Manager and Tech Transfer Specialist at Genipro for the pharmaceutical industry (Montreal, Canada)
2009-2012: Vaccine process development as a Bioprocess Engineer at Janssen Vaccines, in the Downstream Processing department (Leiden, Netherlands)
2008: Monoclonal antibody process optimization at Genentech, Process Research and Development, Late Stage Cell Culture (South San Francisco, USA)
Jun-Sep 2007: Intern at Genkyotex (form. Genticel/BT Pharma), Purification of recombinant proteins (Toulouse, France)
Mar-Apr 2007: Research Intern at Center of Immunology of Marseille Luminy (CIML) (Marseille, France)
"Characterization of Extracellular Vesicles for the Purification of Lentiviral Vectors"
Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil) - 2017, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK - Profs Deborah Gill & Steve Hyde
Master of Science (M.Sc) - 2010, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada - Prof Anne Gatignol.
I spent two years as a Research Specialist, in Levine’s Clinical Cell and Vaccine Production Facility at the University of Pennsylvania. Before that I had the opportunity to work as a research assistance for
at Dr Naglaa Shoukry’s laboratory at CRCHUM.
"Removing hurdles to Vesicular Stomatitis Virus vector production through design of novel bioengineered cell lines"
Master of Biology (M.Sc.), University of Quebec in Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Bachelor of Biology (B.Sc.), University of Quebec in Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Research assistant (influenza project) - Prof. A. Kamen lab, Bioengineering Department, McGill
Want to share your expertise with the rest of the team, while at the same time advancing your knowledge of biopharmaceutical products manufacturing
You are are welcome to aply to our team. Contact us and take a look at the exiting posibilities we are currently offering.
"Be creative, let us know what ideas you have to improve the way we explore the intricate worl of vaccines and viral vectors"