Valentina Ciccarone, PhDPrincipal Scientist, Cell Line Development at MacroGenics, Inc.
Ph.D. in Cell Biology from Fordham University and Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
Director 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 othe transfection and expression technologies.