Jan SchoutenPrincipal Scientist at Byondis B.V
Dr. Jan Schouten is a Principal Scientist in Cell Line Development at Byondis B.V. in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. He leads a team of scientists and technicians that is involved in the generation of cell lines suitable for biopharmaceutical production, but also in the production of recombinant proteins for research purposes. Dr. Schouten obtained his Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology in 1999 at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands. Before joining Synthon in January 2010, he had positions of increasing responsibility during a period of nine years at Crucell in Leiden. Dr. Schouten has a strong background in cell line development, and in discovery and engineering of antibodies.