Speaker Lineup


  • Sarah Cheal, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Mark L. Chiu, PhD, Associate Director, Process Analytical Sciences, Janssen R&D
  • Eva Dahlén, PhD, Senior Director, Business Development, Alligator Bioscience
  • Rakesh Dixit, Vice President, Global Head, MedImmune, Inc.
  • Stephen J. Demarest, PhD, Senior Research Fellow, Protein and Antibody Engineering, Lilly Research Labs
  • Tariq Ghayur, PhD, Distinguished Research Fellow, Immunology Discovery, AbbVie
  • John Haurum, CEO, F-star Biotechnology Ltd.
  • Rick Hibbert, MBA, PhD, Assistant Director, Protein Production & Chemistry, Genmab B.V.
  • Syd Johnson, PhD, Vice President, Antibody Engineering, MacroGenics, Inc.
  • Teemu Junttila, PhD, Senior Scientist, Translational Oncology, Genentech
  • Roland E. Kontermann, PhD, Professor, Institute of Cell Biology and Immunology, Stuttgart Research Center Systems Biology, University of Stuttgart
  • Ho-Young Lee, PhD, Technical Development Scientist, Biological Technologies,Genentech
  • Yuxing Li, PhD, Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research
  • Bin Liu, PhD, Professor, Anesthesia, University of California, San Francisco
  • Lawrence Lum, MD, DSc, Director, Cellular Therapy, University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Robert Mabry, PhD, Vice President, Protein Science, Cogen Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Paul A. Moore, PhD, Vice President, Cell Biology & Immunology, MacroGenics, Inc.
  • Meric Ovacik, PhD, Scientist, Preclinical Translational Pharmacokinetics, Development Sciences, Genentech
  • Kin Man Au, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Associate, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Elisabeth K. Nyakatura, PhD, Senior Scientist, Biochemistry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Peter Pavlik, PhD, Principle Scientist, Aptevo Therapeutics
  • Robert Pejchal, PhD, Associate Director, Antibody Discovery, Adimab LLC
  • Janice M. Reichert, PhD, Executive Director, The Antibody Society
  • Marjorie A. Shapiro, PhD, Supervisory Biologist, Office of Biotechnology Products/CDER/FDA
  • Deborah Schmiel, PhD, Microbiologist, Biologics CMC, Product Development, and Vaccinology, FDA
  • Junichiro Sonoda, PhD, Senior Scientist, Cancer Immunology, Genentech, Inc.
  • Mark Throsby, PhD, CSO, Merus NV
  • Mireya Paulina Velasquez, MD, Assistant Member, Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Nina Weisser, PhD, Principle Scientist, Therapeutics Research, Zymeworks
  • Zhi-yong Yang, PhD, Director, North America Breakthrough Laboratory, Sanofi US