Elena GontarzManager of Scientific and Technical Affairs at Thermo Fisher Scientific
Elena is an Analytical Development SME with 6+ years of pharma industry relevant experience. She earned her PhD in Biochemistry from University of Missouri – St. Louis in 2014. Following graduation, Elena joined Analytical Development and Formulation Sciences Group in Patheon biologics, where she acquired working knowledge of analytical method development from Phase I to commercial manufacturing. Areas of expertise are and not limited to Analytical Method development, transfer, qualification, and validation, as well as product comparability and Phase III forced degradation studies. As a Senior Analytical Development Scientist, Elena performed responsibilities of liaison between technical team and Client, while as a Manager, Scientific and Technical Affairs team, Elena is providing technical support for Clients and Business Development Group, as well as leading technical development projects within Thermo Fisher Scientific.