Process Development and R&D Specialist
Since January 2017
API Development - technology transfer - R&D, method development - troubleshooting based on the scientific and practical knowledge, project management, broad activities in different areas of expertise - knowledge of GMP
Subject Matter expert
February 2016 --- July 2016
As SME I was -in charge of the overall management and ownership of an internal business process (Q-Syn/Q-RS), writing, updating and follow-up of regulatory documents describing the synthesis of an API. -acted as a liaison between the different stakeholders in different departments and played an active role by assisting technical teams in the whole Q-Syn/Q-RS process.
January 2014 --- February 2016
Responsibility for collaborative projects in organic and sustainable chemistry
October 2012 --- April 2013
Chem.responsible for the synthesis of superparamagnetic nanoparticles for their further application in the fields of neurodegeneration, cancer and immunology for the isolation of selective membrane and cell compartments.
Co-founder, Programme manager
July 2009 --- June 2010
Active involvement in the start-up of a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of safe and effective kinase inhibitors with localized activity. After the start up responsibility for • further platform validation • writing grant proposals • setting up in-house organic chemistry facilities
October 2005 --- January 2009
• development of efficient routes to the target molecules • multi-step organic synthesis • line responsibility for a group of technicians. • coaching young co-workers
October 2001 --- October 2005
Organic synthesis/solid-phase chemistry/MW synthesis Transition metal-catalyzed reactions
June 2004 --- July 2004
Synthesis of biologically active heterocycles. Microwave chemistry.
September 2002 --- December 2002
Synthesis of biologically active heterocycles. Microwave and solid-phase chemistry.
Visting PhD student
October 1998 --- September 2000
Steroidal chemistry. Synthesis of precursors of vitamins D, their metabolites and analogues. Potato glycoalkaloids as starting material for the synthesis of steroidal hormones. Method development.
Organic ChemistryGMPProcess improvementTechnology transferAnalytical Method ValidationScientific WritingNanotechnologyKnowledge of the drug development processChemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls (CMC)ChromatographyCMC Regulatory AffairsDrug Development
Skills and Expertise
Analytical skills Guide students Lab scale batches Write papers Write protocolsAdjust methodsAdjust processes and methods Build the CMC development plan Create SOPs Develop protocolsAPI synthesis route developmentChemistry Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) activitiescollaborate in research projects at universities