Senior Principal Scientific Researcher
Genentech, California, United States
Micah Steffek is a Senior Principal Scientific Researcher at Genentech and has spent over 20 years in the drug discovery industry, including 14 years at Genentech. He gained extensive experience in protein chemistry, biochemistry, and structural biology prior to shifting to lead finding using biophysics. The current focus of his lead finding efforts is utilizing both fragment lead discovery and DNA encoded libraries to find novel chemical starting points for hard to drug targets. In his current role in the Biochemical and Cellular Pharmocology Department, Micah is known for his project management abilities, facilitating strategic collaboration between departments, and mentoring colleagues. He graduated from UC San Diego with degrees in Microbiology and Anthropology, and from Johns Hopkins University with a Masters in Biotechnology.
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Tuesday, February 8, 2022
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM