Xibo Li, Ph.D.Associate Director, Oligonucleotide Process Development at LGC
Xibo is Director of Oligonucleotide Chemistry of LGC Axolabs in Petaluma, CA. He earned his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry with a focus on nucleic acid chemistry from the University of Utah under the guidance of Prof. Cynthia Burrows.
Xibo began his industrial career in 2015 at Covance Salt Lake City focusing on bioanalysis method development using LC-MS. He later joined Nitto Denko Avecia to start his oligo manufacturing career at Cincinnati site and grew with increasing responsibilities within the organization and has successfully led many process development projects and overseen the technical transfer to the production team. In 2018, he joined LGC Group in Petaluma, CA to build the oligonucleotide therapeutic CDMO business unit from scratch as head of Oligonucleotide Therapeutic Process Development and Production.