Dr Alexey Rak | Head of Bio Structure and Biophysics

Dr Alexey Rak, Head of Bio Structure and Biophysics, Sanofi

Alexey Rak got his M.Sc in Biology and Genetics, and in Biochemistry. He then completed PhDs in Biochemistry and Biophysics working on protein biosynthesis machinery characterization. He did his PostDoc and then held a Group Leader position at Max-Planck Institute for Molecular Physiology in Germany working in the field of vesicular membrane trafficking. For this work he was awarded several honors including European Young Investigator Award in 2004. Since 2007 Alexey joined Sanofi in Paris where he has developed new methods to characterize biophysical properties of proteins including biologics, and enabling the lead discovery of challenging protein targets. Since 2014 he is heading Bio Structure and Biophysics Department at Integrated Drug Discovery in Sanofi.

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There are two parts to the Festival of Biologics: the five world-class international conferences covering Antibodies, Immunotherapy, BioSimilars, Clinical Trials, and High Potency APIs; and an exhibition featuring the most exciting technology and solutions for pharma and biotech. There is a registration fee to attend the conferences. To visit the exhibition is free.


Conference 29 - 31 October • Exhibition & Seminars 29 - 31 October

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