Aubrey R TiernanSenior Scientist, Head of Cell Line Development at Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Aubrey Tiernan is a Senior Scientist in the Gene Therapy Division of Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals located in Cambridge, MA, USA. She directed efforts by the cell line group to develop robust screening approaches for generating stable producer cell lines to support clinical trials and late-stage readiness efforts. She received her B.S. from UMass, Amherst and her Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering. Prior to work at Ultragenyx, her research focused on developing a pancreatic substitute via engineering of non-beta cells for insulin secretion and investigating strategies for enhancing production from intrinsically low-producing cell lines.