Vaneet Kumar Sharma
Dean, Vaccine Development & Manufacturing, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI)
New York, USA
Dr. Sharma received a M.S in Chemistry from University of Connecticut and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the Northeastern University, Boston under the direction of Professor Paul Vouros. Dr. Sharma Ph.D research was focused on the LC-MS/MS method development and software development for the identification and sequencing of genotoxic DNA adducts. He began work as a Scientist at the Technical Development, Novartis Vaccines in 2012 and worked on the Analytical method development and characterization for HIV gp120 envelope glycoprotein. Dr. Sharma has authored 12 articles in the field of analytical chemistry.
Assay development & validation for prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines against HIV/AIDS, Glycan characterization/quantitation using hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography (HILIC), Analysis of cationic lipids with Evaporative Light Scattering Detector (ELSD), Liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) characterization - Intact protein analysis, protein identification, peptide mapping, PTMs (deamidation, oxidation, disulfide bond, glycosylation), Chromatography and bioanalytical method development for characterizing glycoprotein based viral vaccines.