Wes is an accomplished pharmaceutical professional with extensive experience in various management and technical level positions. During his career, Wes and his teams have provided technical support to the introduction, analytical validation, technology transfer, and ongoing manufacture of several commercial biotechnology and natural products. Along with personal technical accomplishments, Wes has led groups providing process, formulation, and protein characterization analytical support. Commercial biological products Wes has supported include proteins, oligonucleotides, heparin, vaccines, blood products, and antibody-drug conjugates.
Wes has a Ph.D. in Microbiology from Louisiana State University and a B.S. in Medical Technology from Kansas State University. He was a postdoctoral associate at The Ohio State University in molecular biology and cloning.
Wes has a long history as a volunteer with the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) that started in 1992. He has led many USP Expert Committees and Expert Panels resulting in new USP reference standards and chapters, and his teams have been recognized by receiving USP awards for their rapid response to health crises.
Wes lives in the St. Louis, Missouri area and has worked globally from that location for many years in support of many development and commercial pharmaceutical projects.
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