Aparna Mukherjee, Ph.D.

Aparna Mukherjee, an experienced biotech professional, has played diverse roles in R&D and Scientific Affairs and worked extensively in bioanalytical method development and validation in the pre-clinical research and development of small molecules. She has strong experience in pipeline evaluation and integrating competitive intelligence for in/out licensing & collaboration prospects around therapeutic areas of metabolic disorder, inflammation, and infectious diseases. In her most current role as bioanalytical manager at Genentech, she provides cross-functional project management support for bioanalytical strategies.

She has served as an adjunct lecturer at CSU, East Bay and is passionate about teaching and enthusiastic in connecting students to the biotech community. Aparna has been on the EPPIC Global executive committee since 2015 and has mentored college students towards inspiring an interest toward biotech/pharma world by encouraging participation in the broader research community. She is also a passionate Science Olympiad Coach for middle & high school Science Olympiad teams, gearing them towards Regional and State Science Olympiad competitions.