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Richard Tarrant

Quality Assurance Manager, Clinical Bio-Manufacturing Facility, University of Oxford

Richard completed his degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Kent in 2006, which included an Industrial placement within the Biopharmaceutical Centre of Excellence for Drug Discovery at GSK in Beckenham, Kent. 

After a short-term role at the MHRA, Richard worked for three years at Lonza Biologics as a virus validation Study Director. 

He then went on to complete a PhD in Biochemical Engineering at University College London, focusing on the downstream process of monoclonal antibodies with particular emphasis on Host Cell Protein characterisation and removal. 

Richard joined the CBF in 2013, initially as its Quality Control Manager, and is now a Quality Assurance Manager and also training to become a Qualified Person (QP). 

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