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Liquid Handling Automation Made Simple

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Jul 16, 2019 04:25 PM

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Dr Rafael Miñana Prieto
Head of Services @ZeClinics
Dr. Rafael Miñana is Services Manager of ZeClinics, a CRO that focuses on preclinical drug testing with zebrafish in multiple therapeutic areas. Dr. Miñana spends most of his day managing safety and efficacy assays, gene editing for target validation, monitoring fish facilities, and above all, coordinating a multidisciplinary team to best satisfy the requirements of their pharma, biotech, and cosmetics clients. In view of all these, it is no surprise he does not hesitate when being asked about the benefits and challenges of outsourcing drug-candidate identification and discovery.
Jone Ibarra
Laboratory Technician @ZeClinics
Jone has a Bachelor degree in Biotechnology from the University of León, Spain. She's also a Master graduate in Environmental Agrobiology from the University of Basque country (UPV/EHU), where she wrote her master thesis in the field of biochemistry research. Regarding her professional experience, she has done extensive work in the enzymatic field where she is an expert in the synthesis of paramagnetic nanoparticles and in how to immobilize them in microalgae. In addition, she has experience in purification of biosimilars/proteins in the Departments of Development and Manufacturing of a biopharmaceutical company.
Giorgio Horak
Chief Technology Officer @Andrew Alliance SA
Giorgio manages the product development activities and the system integration, with focus on the Andrew Operating System and on custom development projects for key accounts. Giorgio is a Systems Engineer with a broad understanding of technologies, in addition to Life Sciences experience resulting from his work as a key hardware developer at SpinX Technologies. Giorgio graduated in Politecnico in Milano for work performed at the Danish Technical Institute in laser optics.