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Xiaoyu Yang

Principal Scientist at Merck & Co., Inc.


Xiaoyu Yang, Ph.D. is a principal scientist in Bioprocess Development, Merck Research Laboratories. Xiaoyu received a Ph.D in Biochemistry and Physics from Washington State University and later was trained in Harvard Medical School and Dana Farber Cancer Institute for postdoctoral studies in HIV virology. Since joining Merck, Xiaoyu has had extensive experience in protein purification and analytics for various biologic drugs. He currently is a project leader in analytical development for mAbs, and has developed various analytical methods involved in extended characterization of antibodies and other proteins. Xiaoyu also leads multiple analytical teams in generating critical data for BLA submissions. He has provided key technical expertise and support in solving drug substance and drug product related issues and challenges.