|Zach Shriver has over 12 years of experience in the biotechnology industry and joined Visterra in 2009 as Vice President of Research. Previously, Dr. Shriver was one of the founding scientists at Momenta Pharmaceuticals and served as its Senior Director of Research Analytics. While at Momenta, Dr. Shriver led efforts focused on developing state-of-the-art analytical techniques and integrating information from them into the design and increased process understanding and control for a number of complex mixture (polysaccharide, polypeptide, and biologics-based) products in support of multiple INDs and NDAs. Dr. Shriver received his BA in Chemistry from Amherst College and his PhD in Applied Biosciences from MIT, where his research focused on sequencing complex polysaccharides through the integration of analytical and bioinformatics-based techniques. Dr. Shriver is an inventor on over 40 issued patents and has authored over 60 publications, including original research on the structure and biology of complex polysaccharides, infectious diseases, and protein-glycan interactions.