Marina Tarunina | Research Director

Marina Tarunina, Research Director, Plasticell

Dr. Tarunina joined Plasticell Ltd as Principal Scientist in 2007 and become company’s Research Director in 2017. She has contributed to the development of the company’s CombiCult® technology platform and exemplified its broad applications in different areas of stem cell biology. Prior to joining Plasticell she was a senior scientist at Inpharmatica Ltd conducting drug discovery research in the area of metabolic disease. Previously she held postdoctoral fellowships at Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and Marie Curie Research Institute where her research was focused on tumour suppressors and senescence. Dr Tarunina graduated in Biology/Microbiology from Leningrad State University and holds a PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the Russian Academy of Science.


Conference Day 2 - Wednesday 1st April 2020 @ 16:50

Development of Combinatorial Culture Technology for cell and gene therapy applications

  • Combinatorial screening of diverse variables in process development for optimisation of cell and gene therapies.
  • Expansion of hematopoietic stem cells for allogeneic and autologous transplantation.
  • Enhancement of viral transduction efficiency for autologous gene therapy to treat rare diseases.

Conference Day 2 - Wednesday 1st April 2020 @ 17:10

Panel discussion: Stem cells and regenerative medicine

last published: 04/Jun/20 08:25 GMT

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