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Leona McGirr, Ph.D.
Team Leader-Affinity Maturation at Fusion Antibodies

Profile

Leona McGirr graduated with an Honours degree in Chemistry with Forensic Analysis from the Queens University in Belfast in 2012. Her subsequent PhD research was a multi-disciplinary project that involved collaborating between the School of Chemistry and the School of Pharmacy to develop novel hybrid gold/polymer nanoparticles whose surfaces were conjugated with antibodies for potential theranostic applications.

Since 2017 Leona has been the Team Leader for Affinity Maturation within Fusion Antibodies plc, where she manages a multi-disciplinary team of computational chemists and protein biologists to develop optimized antibodies using the proprietary RAMP™ platform. She is also used her nanoparticle experience to develop a novel method for screening a mammalian display library of antibodies.

Agenda Sessions

  • Comparison of in silico and Mammalian Display Technologies for Affinity Screening

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