Job title: Senior Scientist - Biocatalysis, Process Chem & Catalysis Group
Ryan Phelan is a Senior Scientist at AbbVie in the Center of Catalysis (Process Chemistry) focused on integrating biocatalytic transformations in the synthesis of complex APIs. Prior to joining AbbVie in the Fall of 2016 Ryan performed his postdoctoral studies at the University of California, Berkeley with Prof. Jay Keasling using protein and metabolic engineering techniques to develop sustainable routes to biofuels and biopolymers. He obtained his Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University, under the guidance of Prof. Craig Townsend, applying organic synthesis to elucidate how microbes synthesize complex beta-lactam antibiotics.
Modifying Reaction Conditions to Enhancing Reactions and Avoiding Enzyme Engineering 11:00 am
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