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Dr. Mart Ustav

11:30|Session 8 (Stage 2)

Presentations of Baltic Companies

Dr. Mart Ustav is Professor of Biomedical Technology, Institute of Technology, University of Tartu, Estonia.

His major research areas are study of the mechanisms of replication and stable extrachromosomal maintenance/segregation of human and animal papillomaviruses, study of the genetic  instability of the host cell genome by the papillomavirus replication machinery, design of gene therapy and gene vaccination vectors, developments of the DNA vaccines against different pathogens.
He is co-founder and CEO of Icosagen Cell Factory Ltd. The company is active in development of QMCF technologies for therapeutic protein production in animal cells and engineering cell-based assays for screening small molecule drugs.