Job title: Director, Technical Development
At Biogen, Svetlana is leading a group of scientists and analysts located in Cambridge, MA and RTP, NC. The group provides analytical support for Gene therapy and Protein modalities at all stages of development, from R-D transition through commercial. Main responsibilities include development, qualification, automation, implementation and transfer of analytical methods to support process development, product characterization, batch release and stability, as well as CMC program support.
Svetlana have had a 20-year tenure in the biopharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining Biogen, she worked at two companies focused on small molecule anti-viral drug development. Her educational training includes M.Sc. in Biochemistry and Virology from Moscow State University (Russia), a PhD in Molecular Biology from Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel) and a post-doctoral fellowship at Whitehead Institute at MIT (USA).