Anja Tessarz, PhDScientific Specialist, Viral Clearance, Biologics Testing Solutions at Charles River Laboratories
Anja joined Charles River, Germany in January 2015. She initially worked as a Study Director and Study Director Supervisor obtaining profound knowledge of setting-up, planning and performing viral clearance studies. Since January 2020 she is working as Scientific Specialist Virus Clearance. Before joining Charles River Anja worked as Research Director at Antitope, 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 German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany where she obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Heidelberg in 2008.