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Valentina Ciccarone

Principal Scientist, Antibody Engineering at MacroGenics, Inc.


  • Ph.D. in Cell Biology from Fordham University and Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
  • Principal Scientist at MacroGenics, Inc. (2002- present).   Responsible for the development of stable cell lines for production of engineered, humanized antibodies and multi-specific proteins targeting tumor, auto-immune, and infectious disease markers;  Also responsible for transient protein expression in mammalian cells.
  • Section Leader and Principal Scientist at Life Technologies from 1990 to 2002.  Responsible for the development of gene delivery and gene expression technologies in eukaryotic cells including Lipofectamine 2000, Bac-to-Bac Baculovirus Expression System and other transfection and expression technologies.

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