Scientist IV - Antibody Generation - Biotherapeutics Discovery, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Biography
I attended the University of Connecticut where I received my Bachelors Degree in Physiology/Neurobiology in 1999. I then attended graduate school at Southern Connecticut State University where I earned my Master's Degree in Biology. I have worked at Yale School of Medicine, Perkin Elmer, Thermo Electron, Pfizer and am currently employed at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals. The majority of my expertise is in immunoassay development and validation. I also have extensive experience in lab automation and integration. I served in the US Army as a Medic for 12 years attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant and completing tours of duty in Bosnia in 2001 and Iraq in 2005. My current duties are in overseeing Boehringer's High Throughput Antibody Discovery team, whose principal duties are primary screening, cloning and transient expression of therapeutic antibody candidates.