Anja Tessarz, Ph.D.Scientific Specialist Viral Clearance at Charles River
Anja joined Charles River, Germany in January 2015. She initially worked as a Study Director being in charge of over 50 viral clearance studies. She has a profound knowledge of setting-up, planning and performing viral clearance studies. Since January 2020 she is working as a Virus Clearance Specialist. Before joining Charles River Anja worked as Research Director at Antitope Ltd., UK overseeing antibody humanization projects. Anja studied biochemistry at the Universities of Greifswald and Witten/Herdecke, both in Germany. She performed her M.Sc. thesis working on Borna disease virus at the University of Marburg, Germany. Afterwards she worked in the field of innate immunity at the DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany where she obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Heidelberg in 2008.