René GantierSenior Director R&D, Advanced Bioprocess Applications at Repligen
He has 20 years of experience developing production and purification processes for biotherapies.
René holds a MSc in Cell Biology from the University of Nantes (France) and a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Rouen (France).
He started his career in the biotechnology industry as a scientist developing long-lasting therapeutic cytokines at Nautilus Biotech (France), before joining Pall Life Sciences as a downstream processing field application specialist, and then expanded his role to lead the Biotech Process R&D team developing end-to-end upstream-downstream continuous bioprocessing solutions for mAbs and cell/gene therapies.
In his current role at Repligen, he leads the development of advanced bioprocess applications and technologies with a focus on next generation cell and gene therapy manufacturing processes.