Darko Skegro | Senior Investigator
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

Darko Skegro, Senior Investigator, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

Darko received his Ph.D. from University of Düsseldorf, Germany, where he worked on biophysical analysis of proteins.After a post-doc at the Research-Centre Jülich studying interactions and structure of proteins  he took a position in X-Ray Crystallography at the Bio-Centre Basel, Switzerland.In 2007 he moved to Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, where he was heading the bispecific antibodies platform in the protein engineering department.Currently, Darko is leading a group in the therapeutic protein sciences department, Biotherapeutic and Analytical Technologies at Novartis.His work is focused on engineering of therapeutic proteins and optimization of antibodies and antibody-like molecules, such as bispecifics.Darko’s responsibilities include innovation, IP and new technologies.

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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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