Aaron AlmeidaManager, Manufacturing Process Optimization at Catalent Biologics
Aaron Almeida, Ph.D. is the Manager of Manufacturing Process Optimization at Catalent Biologics. Dr. Almeida is a chemistry and biologics expert with 13 yearsâ€™ experience guiding projects from basic research through development in biotech industry. He has been with Catalent for almost five years, first in downstream process development and earning increasing responsibility as he progressed towards his current role working on the manufacturing team, focused on developing data-rich decision-making strategies for platform development and manufacturing process monitoring. Prior to Catalent, Dr. Almeida spent over four years at Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, guiding projects focused on peptide and RNA product design and process development for projects from concept inception through clinical GMP manufacturing. Dr. Almeida has a Ph.D. in Chemistry from University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he studied non-natural chemical modifications to the stability and thermodynamics of proteins.