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Igor D'Angelo, PhD, has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who's Who Biographical Registry

Igor D'Angelo is recognized for his expertise as the scientific director of Just–Evotec Biologics

Throughout his career, Dr. D'Angelo has made a great deal of progress in the development of new forms of therapeutics to tackle difficult diseases that remain unresolved.

    THOUSAND OAKS, CA, January 04, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Igor D'Angelo, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than a decade of excellence in large molecule therapeutic research, Dr. D'Angelo has earned distinction as a scientific director for Just–Evotec Biologics. Since 2022, he has focused his efforts on overseeing a team of protein and antibody engineers specializing in therapeutic antibody research and optimization utilizing computational molecular design approaches to meet client specifications. The team also generates advanced biotherapeutics. Additionally, he's a valued member of the American Association of Immunologists, the American Crystallographic Association and the American Biophysics Association.

Prior to his current role, Dr. D'Angelo served as a postdoctoral research fellow for the University of British Columbia in 2004 and was a research associate for structural biology and crystallography beamline at the Canadian Light Source Inc. in 2008. He subsequently worked as a scientist in protein and antibody engineering for Zymeworks, Inc (Vancouver BC, Canada) in 2009, earning a promotion to a senior scientist in 2011. Following this time, he was a senior scientist and team lead for antibody engineering at Amgen in 2016 in Vancouver BC and subsequently Thousand Oaks, CA. He continued his career as an associate director for the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research in 2020 before joining Just-Evotec Biotherapeutics in Seattle, WA as Scientific Director in 2022.

Throughout his career, Dr. D'Angelo has made a great deal of progress in the development of new forms of therapeutics to tackle difficult diseases that remain unresolved. Although the work remains ongoing, he takes pride in his resilience and persistence, which have been critical to his success. He has also been a visiting scholar at the University of Novara in Italy and is regularly visiting professor at the Technical University of Northwestern Switzerland in Basel and the University of Pavia in Italy.

Before embarking on his professional journey, Dr. D'Angelo earned a Master of Science in biological sciences from the University of Pavia in Italy in 2000. Following this achievement, he attained a Doctor of Philosophy in biochemistry, molecular and structural biology from Heidelberg University in 2004. He was also admitted as a fellow to the Michael Smith Foundation of Health Research and received several ISU Awards from the University of Pavia.

Looking to the future, Dr. D'Angelo intends to continue his growth with an unwavering commitment to self-development, knowledge acquisition and community service. His ultimate goal is to ensure that therapeutics are accessible to individuals in countries where the costs may be prohibitively high and plans to explore new avenues in research and development, leveraging his expertise to drive innovation in the field while devoting his time and resources to philanthropic ventures.

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