Dr David Rabuka | Head of Research and Development
Catalent Pharma Solutions

Dr David Rabuka, Head of Research and Development, Catalent Pharma Solutions

Dr. Rabuka received a Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley as a Chevron Fellow in the lab of Professor Carolyn Bertozzi.  His research included developing and applying Redwood’s platform technology to cell surface modification.  Prior to joining Professor Bertozzi’s lab, David worked at the Burnham Institute synthesizing complex glycans followed by Optimer Pharmaceuticals, which he joined as an early employee, focused on the development of glycan and macrolide based antibiotics. David graduated with a double honors B.S. in Chemistry and Biochemistry from the University of Saskatchewan where he received the Dean’s Science Award and holds an M.S. in Chemistry from the University of Alberta. He is an author on over 20 major publications, as well as numerous book chapters and patents.

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