Company: Merck & Co
Job title: Associate Principal Scientist
Jacob earned his Ph.D. in Physics from UNC-Chapel Hill, where he investigated protein self-assembly and protein-surface interactions. Before joining Merck in 2016, Jacob was a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University, where he developed key nucleotide modifications and algorithms for a nanopore-based next-generation sequencing by synthesis technology. Jacob is currently an Associate Principal Scientist in the Enabling Technologies group within Merck’s Small Molecule PR&D department, based in Rahway, NJ, where he leads the development and implementation of enzyme immobilization for biocatalytic processes.
A Sustainable Biocatalytic Process for Manufacturing a Key API Starting Material 11:00 am
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