This site is part of the Informa Connect Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.


Hirra Hussain
Postdoctoral Research Associate at Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester


Hirra completed her PhD in Biotechnology at the University of Manchester in 2016. Currently, she works as a post-doctoral researcher at the University in collaboration with UCB Pharma. Current research interests are in the molecular understanding of poor recombinant protein production of novel format antibodies and the use of engineering strategies to overcome this challenge.

Hirra is currently the secretary of the ESACT-UK Society.

Agenda Sessions

  • Use of a Protein Engineering Strategy to Overcome Limitations in the Production of “Difficult to Express” Recombinant Proteins