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Frank Dettner, Ph.D.
Vice President R&D at Bachem Americas, Inc.


Frank studied chemistry in Tübingen (Germany). He obtained his PhD from the Technical University of Berlin in synthetic peptide chemistry with Prof. Suessmuth.

He started in Bachem’s R&D group as laboratory head in 2009 and held a director position from 2012 to 2014 focusing on non-GMP synthesis of peptides and small proteins and process research. Since 2015 he has been holding a director position in the R&D group at Bachem headquarters in Bubendorf (Switzerland) focusing on GMP manufacturing of peptide based active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and new chemical entities (NCEs). Since 2020 he is vice president R&D of Bachem Americas at the facility in Torrance (California).

Agenda Sessions

  • Alternative Solvents and Solvent Mixtures for Fmoc-SPPS