Yasmina Abdiche, PhD is OmniAb’s Vice President of Exploratory Research. Dr. Abdiche has more than 19 years of experience in protein engineering and biopharma industry experience focused on the application of analytical biosensor technologies and label-free interaction analysis in early-stage drug discovery. Dr. Abdiche joined the OmniAb team in September 2023 from FairJourney Biologics where she previously served as the Chief Technology Officer. Prior to that, Dr. Abdiche previously held senior management roles at biotechnology companies and contract research organizations including Carterra (where she co-founded the LSA biosensor platform), ImmunoPrecise Antibodies, ALX Oncology, and Revelar, after a 12-year career at Rinat, Pfizer’s biotherapeutic division. Dr. Abdiche received her PhD in Biological Chemistry and her master’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Oxford. Dr. Abdiche has authored more than 45 peer-reviewed publications and has had 25 patents granted in the therapeutic antibody space.