Chad Schwartz, PhDSenior Product Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific
Chad Schwartz, Ph.D. is the Senior Global Product Manager for the Customer-Owned Cell Culture Media Formulations product line at Thermo Fisher. He earned his Bachelor of Science in both Agricultural Biotechnology and Biology from the University of Kentucky in 2008. Upon graduation, he was accepted into the University of Cincinnati’s Biomedical Engineering graduate program. Following his advisor to University of Kentucky’s Pharmaceutical Science program in 2011, Chad’s dissertation studies involved the mechanistic and biochemical studies of bacteriophage phi29. Upon receipt of his doctoral degree in 2013, he accepted a position as a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, Davis studying prostate cancer, making use of a number of cell culture methods and techniques, including cell line development and end-product optimization. Following that, in 2014, Chad became a Senior Application Scientist at Beckman Coulter, followed quickly by accepting a new role as Global Product Manager in Beckman's centrifugation business unit. Remaining with Danaher in 2018, Chad changed operating companies to Pall Corporation to take over management of Pall's filtration product lines and then assumed his current position at Thermo Fisher in early 2020. Chad has 13 refereed publications and has provided countless seminars at a number of scientific conferences and events.