Horst Ruppach

Charles River Laboratories

Dr. Horst Ruppach studied chemistry at the University of Cologne and the University of Marburg, Germany and earned his PhD in Virology (HIV) at the Georg Speyer House, Frankfurt. He has 25 years of experience in the field of virology. His scientific, technical, and regulatory expertise is in virus safety testing and virus/prion clearances studies for biopharmaceuticals including medical devices with animal or human derived components. By expanding his expertise to all analytical characterization and testing of biologics he adopted the scientific leadership role at Charles River Biologics 2019. His focus is now on coordinating global development through a newly instituted Global Scientific Governance Group and actively managing Charles River Biologic’s portfolio.