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William Rushton, M.S.

Process Chromatography Support Scientist, Process Chromatography at Bio-Rad Laboratories


William Rushton is a Process Chromatography Support Scientist for Bio-Rad in North America. He obtained a M.S in Biomedical Sciences from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2005 and his B.S in Biology from St. Joseph’s University in 1994. Prior to Bio-Rad he worked at Centocor (wholly owned subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson) from 1997-2007 in the Process Development Group. While there he worked on ReoPro®, Remicade® and developed the downstream purification processes for Simponi® and Stellara®. In 2007 he joined Charles River Laboratories as the manager of the Process Evaluation/Validation group performing viral clearance studies for Pharmaceutical and Biotech companies. Upon leaving Charles River in 2009, he supported the BLA filing and post marketing activities for Xiaflex® at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals as a Senior Scientist in the Process Development group. His work resulted in development of highly purified versions of the collagenases to improve analytical assay sensitivity as well as column validation work.

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