Genentech, South San Francisco, California

Talk title: Recent advances and applications of multidimensional HPLC in drug research and development

Dr. Kelly Zhang is a Principal Scientist at Genentech in South San Francisco, California. Prior to joining Genentech, she worked at Allergan and Pfizer.  She has 16 years of pharmaceutical industry experience from drug discovery to commercial launch. She has worked on therapies of oncology, immunology, ophthalmology and metabolic diseases. She leads analytical R&D teams for both drug substance and drug formulation.  She has contributed to the successful regulatory filings of over 15 new chemical entities. She has published over 40 peer reviewed papers in the areas of 2D-LC, chiral separation, impurity profiling etc. She was named one of the top 50 most influential women in analytical science by The Analytical Scientist. She is also a member of the Permanent Scientific Committee of the international HPLC Conference series.