Michel EppinkDirector Downstream Processing at Synthon Biopharmaceuticals BV, The Netherlands
Michel received his MSc. in Biology/Chemistry in 1993 from the University of Utrecht and his PhD in 1999 from the Wageningen University and Research Centre with background in structure/function relationships of proteins. Currently, Michel Eppink is Director Downstream Processing at the Biopharmaceutical Development Division of Synthon Biopharmaceuticals BV developing purification/formulation processes for biopharmaceutical proteins. Next to that Michel is also Special Professor at the Department of Bioprocess Engineering at Wageningen University and Research Centre heading a group of PhD candidates in the research of new purification/analytical techniques for proteins/lipids/carbohydrates from different eukaryotic organisms (e.g. mammalian cell lines, macroalgae, microalgae, yeast).