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Johan Kers
Vice President of Research at AbSci


Johan Kers, PhD, is currently Vice President of Research at AbSci. Dr. Kers is an accomplished microbiologist with expertise in synthetic biology and bioinformatics. He has spent the majority of his career developing chassis microbes and genetic tools for the production of protein therapeutics and small molecules.  Prior to AbSci, Johan held leadership positions at Joyn Bio, Ginkgo Bioworks, and Intrexon.

Agenda Sessions

  • Optimization of E. coli SoluPro® using synthetic biology to a generate a high performance chassis microbe for scalable production of protein therapeutics