Dr. Yi Yang obtained his Ph.D degree from Bielefeld University, Germany, in 2008 under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Norbert Sewald. He has been working at Lonza in Visp/Switzerland as a process chemist for peptide API process development, optimization, innovation, and GMP manufacturing. He is now working at Ferring Pharmaceuticals A/S as a lead scientist, focusing on the peptide API process development, optimization, innovation, and the management of the GMP manufacturing.
Dr. Yi Yang has abundant experiences on peptide synthesis, side reaction/impurity analysis from both API manufacturing and formulation, process development/optimization/validation through QbD (Quality-by-Design), innovation, and GMP manufacturing including genotoxic impurity management, tech-transfer, risk assessment, operation, and regulatory management. Dr. Yi Yang holds a Lean-Six-Sigma Black Belt Certificate and published a monograph of “Side Reactions in Peptide Synthesis” (Academic Press).