Dr. Zak Murray is a Technical Specialist at Aptamer Group. Zak has a PhD in Biotechnology from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand) which focused on selecting aptamers for small molecule contaminants and understanding the evolutionary process behind selecting high affinity binders. He also has a first-class honours degree in Biotechnology and a joint bachelor’s degree in commerce and science. Zak is a technical expert in aptamer selection, characterisation and applications for aptamers. He also has experience in bioprocessing and pharmaceutical manufacturing through his roles as application specialist and business development manager at Sartorius.