Basav Ghosh is currently Sr Director/Team lead of Manufacturing Sciences and Technology (MSAT) in Global Technology Services at Sanford. Basav is responsible for process development support of clinical and commerical manufacturing of vaccines, oncology and immunotherapeutic products at multiple PGS sites. Prior to her current role Basav was Senior Director/ Team Lead of Vaccine R&D (Wyeth) at Sanford. Basav is a member of the Global Bio Manufacturing Sciences and Technology Group which plays a key role in Pfizer Global Supply.
Basav has over 15 years of experience in Large Molecule Biotechnology. She has been with Pfizer for 5 years, and was previously employed by Biogen and Covance-Diosynth. Her roles have extended across several functions including technical leadership roles in proteins, vaccines, small molecules, ADCs and MAb process development. Throughout her career she has contributed in the areas of Research and Development, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Sciences, OE/Innovation, QbD/control strategy, new technologies and analytical sciences.
Basav holds a BS/MS in Biochemistry/Cell Biology and a PhD in Biochemistry and Biotechnology from IIT, India. She also completed her post-doctoral studies with the Dept.of Biochemistry at the North Carolina State University (NCSU) and worked as a staff toxicologist in the EPA, RTP, NC, before joining the biotech industry.
Basav likes to spend her personal time with her family. Basav is committed to the enhancing STEM in NC middle/high school. She is a member of several STEM clubs and an active coach for North Carolina Science Olympiad. In her free time she enjoys reading and listening to world music.