Global Product Manager, Thermo Fisher ScientificBiography
Dr. Spring is global Product Manager in the SynBio section at Thermo Fisher Scientific, GeneArt in Germany. Michael received his PhD from the University of Göttingen, Germany. After his research work in the HIV field, he joined Micromet, now part of Amgen in Munich as scientist in the pre-clinical development of bi-specific scFv antibodies against cancer and inflammatory diseases. In 2003 he joined GeneArt and worked as senior scientist heading a manufacturing group before switching to Product Management. As PM he is currently responsible for the protein expression & purification and directed evolution services offered to customers in case outsourcing is desired instead of purchasing reagents and do-it-yourself.