Global Analytical Expert CGT & alternative formats at Roche
Dr. Roland Pach holds a PhD in molecular parasitology at the University Fribourg analysing the intracellular trafficking of transgenic RNA in human pathogens.
Prior Roche, he was leading DiTe Vaccine Manufacturing unit and built up the Analytical Development department at Berna Biotech (former Swiss Vaccine and Serum Institute). As QC department head of Bio-Process Development at Merck-Serono, he supported with his team the process development activities and process characterisation.
At Roche, Roland is the global CMC Analytical Technical Lead in the cancer vaccines and cell- & gene therapy (CGT) area of Roche for more than 14 years. In his assigned area, he represents Roche in external development projects, industrial consortiums like CGT BioPhorum and numerous due diligences of in-licensing candidates or companies in the CGT fields.
In his second role at Roche as global technical development leader, he had led successfully new formats like immunotoxins from pre-clinics into entry to human (EiH).