Gana Batt, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Protein Development and Manufacturing

  • 10+ years’ experience in recombinant protein expression and purification, protein folding and stability
  • Coupling, troubleshooting, and optimization of custom ligand columns for protein purification
  • Assay development for protein-protein, protein-ligand, and enzyme-substrate interactions
  • Biological functional activity and immunological reactivity assay optimization
  • Microbial culturing and scale-up, purification of biologics used for medical device manufacturing
  • Process development, technology transfer to manufacturing and continuous improvement
  • Authored numerous standard operating procedures and master batch records
  • Competent leader and supportive mentor building a team focused on efficiency and productivity, promoting values for professional growth and development
  • B.S in Biology and M.S. in Biophysics from Lomonosov Moscow State University, Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University