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Kathryn Westendorf, MSc
Scientist, B Cell Biology at AbCellera


Kathryn holds an MSc in Neuroscience from the University of British Columbia (2009). Her graduate work focused on glial plasticity and neuronal regeneration after CNS injury. She moved to industry to work on assay development and small molecule screening at viDA Therapeutics and media development at STEMCELL Technologies. Kathryn joined AbCellera in 2016 to develop high-throughput screening, cell culture, and cell enrichment strategies. She is currently leading screening and R&D for a rapid pandemic response platform under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) funded P3 grant.

Agenda Sessions

  • Making an Antibody-based Therapeutic in 60 days: High-throughput Discovery Applied to a Rapid Pandemic Response Platform