Vice President, Biological Manufacturing
Dr. Herber is a microbiologist with almost 30 years of experience in the scale-up and manufacture of a wide range of vaccines and other biologics, as well as antibiotics and secondary metabolites. Prior to Assembly, Dr. Herber was Senior Director, Manufacturing Science and Technology at AstraZeneca Biologics. Previously, he was Vice President, Process and Product Development at Auxilium Pharmaceuticals. For more than 20 years, Dr. Herber held positions of increasing responsibility at Merck & Co., starting as Senior Research Microbiologist and progressing to Senior Director for Bioprocess R&D, Fermentation and Cell Culture, and Director/Distinguished Scientist for Vaccine Process Development. He received a BS from the University of Delaware and a PhD from Rutgers University. Dr. Herber completed postdoctoral studies at Georgetown University School of Medicine.