Silvan RihmSenior Chemist QC at Bachem AG
Silvan Rihm works as senior chemist in the QC department. He has been working in this role since March 2019 and has technical responsibility for analytical activities related to peptide-protein conjugate projects. Silvan studied Molecular Life Sciences at the University for Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland before joining Bachem in 2012 as a project chemist. In this position, his work was focused on the development of UHPLC methods for peptidic drug substances for four years. At the same time, Silvan took responsibility for the analysis of peptide aggregation and built up this new subject area at Bachem. In 2016, he was promoted to team leader and led a new group focused on analytical development related to peptide aggregation. In his role as QC subject matter expert for peptide aggregation, Silvan supports interdisciplinary teams developing and optimizing purification processes of aggregation-related projects. Additionally, he supports and assists the QC-internal technology scouting and implementation.