Marta Germano

Janssen Vaccines

Dr. Marta Germano is associate scientific director within the analytical development department of Janssen Vaccines. She holds an MSc in Chemistry from the Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal and a PhD in Biophysics from the University of Leiden, The Netherlands. She has worked in analytical development of biopharmaceuticals for over 14 years, both in small biotech and in big pharma. She has experience in vaccine development and in development and licensing of therapeutic recombinant proteins. Since August 2012, she is head of product characterization at Janssen Vaccines. In her current role, she is responsible for characterization of virus based vaccines. She lead the implementation of Quality-by-Design approaches to vaccine development. Marta is associate director of CASSS.