CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Anthony has more than 25 years’ experience in start-up and large multinational companies and is responsible for all of Orbit’s technical moderations.
Zeke Nims received his Ph.D. at the University of Massachusetts, working on Taxol biosynthesis in plant cell cultures, followed by a Post-doc at MIT in Sarah O’Connor’s Laboratory.
The Team as of June 2019....
This is our current Research & Development Team photographed outside The Schrödinger Building at the Oxford Science Park.
Team Leader: Xiaoyan Pan
Xiaoyan Pan, one of Orbit’s Senior scientists, leads the Core Tech Development team focusing on the development of bead display and screen process. Photograph: Bethany, Niloofar, Xiaoyan, Emeline, Angela and Francesca.
Team Leader: Tracy Lane
Tracy Lane is the senior scientist responsible for driving the cell-based technologies of the Orbit Discovery platform. Photograph: Michelle, Tracy and Caroline.
Team Leader: Lydia Aschauer
Lydia Aschauer leads the Functional Screening Team. Photograph: Sarah, Lydia, Maddy and Seunghee.
Team Leader: Xiaoju Ni
Xiaoju leads the Discovery team which works on target assessment and validation, development of in vitro confirmation assay and bio-panning. Photograph: Giovanna, James, Giulia, Xiaoju, Kay and Marta.
Team Leader: Li Phing Liew
Li Phing Liew joined Orbit Discovery in 2016 as a senior scientist and is now the Team Leader of the IVTT Development team. Photograph: Christel, Gary and Li Phing.
Team Leader: Sébastien Lavielle
Sébastien and Maryana form the Orbit Discovery Chemistry team.
Leon oversees Orbit Discovery’s marketing efforts. He has almost 25 years’ experience in similar roles at small and larger biotech and life science companies.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Cora is the Business Development Manager at Orbit since 2017. In addition, her role involves reviewing the market and how it will develop for the company.