Head Analytical Development & QC, Drug Product Services
Lonza Group AG
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Atanas holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from University of Notre Dame, IN (USA) and worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, CA (USA). During his ten years of industry experience Atanas has held the positions of Lab Head Analytical Development, Novartis Biologics, Group Head at Roche Biologics, Analytical Development & QC. Currently Atanas leads the Analytical Development & QC Department at Lonza Drug Product Services, overseeing all activities for release, stability testing and characterization of biologics drug products, analytical method development and validation, forensic chemistry, primary packaging and device testing.