Dr Christian Fercher


POSTDOC – CSL DISCOVERY PROJECTS

Dr Christian Fercher is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Protein Engineering at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology. He did his PhD in protein crystallography in Graz, Austria studying bacterial type 4 secretion systems and human antibodies before moving to Australia. He was since been involved in the generation and production of antibody fusion proteins for various therapeutic and diagnostic purposes. He employs a variety of techniques to develop and characterise novel antibodies and fragments thereof making use of an in-house antibody discovery platform. He also focuses on new techniques to deliver antibodies and other proteins intracellularly to exploit a whole new world of therapeutic targets.

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy in Structural Biology and Biomedicine