Dawn M. Ecker, M.S., Consultant, has 20 years of experience in the biotechnology industry, ranging from from drug discovery, in vitro and in vivo screening, in vivo model development, pharmacokinetics, and the manufacturing and purification of recombinant products and biopolymers.
At Bioprocess Technology Consultants, she is responsible for maintaining the company’s proprietary bioTRAK™ database for biopharmaceutical products, manufacturing capacity, and related topics as well as for developing client-specific analyses based on this data.
Before joining BioProcess Technology Consultants, Ms. Ecker was a Research Fellow at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where she managed the University’s Core Sequencing Facility, providing contract sequencing and real time PCR services to the University community and several industrial clients. She also oversaw the day-to-day operations of the research laboratory and aided in the incorporation of high throughput screening methods and equipment enabling expedited research activities.
Prior to her position at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, she maintained a biopharmaceutical clinical trials database, assisted in the development and administration of client driven marketing surveys, and generated client-specific reports using proprietary economic models at BioPharm Services Inc. Ms. Ecker has been involved in managing a contract fermentation organization and has held research and development positions in several other biotechnology organizations.
Ms. Ecker holds a B.S. in Microbiology/Biotechnology from Quinnipiac University and a M.S. in Biology from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.