Francisco Ylera, PhDR&D Team Leader at Bio-Rad Laboratories
Dr. Francisco Ylera leads the R&D team at Bio-Rad AbD Serotec GmbH, which focuses on optimization of the monoclonal antibody generation platform. He studied chemistry in Aachen (Germany), did his PhD at the Department of Biochemistry in Berlin followed by a postdoc at the Harvard Medical School (Boston, USA). He joined Roche for the development of a cell-free protein expression system. Since 2004, he has been at Bio-Rad. Before he took over the R&D team he worked for many years on customers’ antibody selections and characterizations as well as internal R&D projects.