Claudia founded Quality BioResources, Inc. in 1992 after recognizing the need for custom lyophilization services. She offers over 30 years of experience in the medical device and diagnostic industries, focusing on product development, protein purification, antibody production and lyophilization. Her extensive experience makes her a valuable resource to Quality BioResources’ clients and allows for the development of customized solutions to fit virtually any need. Claudia is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science degree, and has completed graduate studies in biochemistry and microbiology at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.
Jeff joined Quality BioResources, Inc. in 2007. He works with our clients to develop and optimize product-specific lyophilization cycles. He has over 25 years of experience in the commercial and industrial mechanical systems service industry and extensive knowledge of the construction, operation, and maintenance of lyophilization systems and plant facilities. Jeff attended the University of Arkansas, the University of Maryland, and the Community College of the Air Force.
Mark joined Quality BioResources, Inc. in 2017. He manages the formulations team and works with our clients during technology transfer and formulation development. He has over 17 years of experience in the medical device and diagnostic industries. He is experienced in protein characterization, lateral flow and molecular diagnostic device development and manufacturing. Mark is a graduate of Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, and has completed graduate studies in molecular biology and virology.
Cara joined Quality BioResources, Inc. in 1997. She manages the quality department and works with our clients to ensure that their quality expectations are met. Cara has over 25 years of experience in FDA-regulated manufacturing. She has extensive knowledge of the Quality Management System, auditing, supplier management, document control, and regulatory aspects needed for contract manufacturing. Cara is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology.
William joined Quality BioResources Inc. in 2005 and has over 10 years of experience in the construction, operation, validation, and maintenance of lyophilization systems and plant facilities. He offers extensive knowledge of production operations, process flow, input-output, fill and finish, and processing equipment. He is currently responsible for overseeing all lyophilization operations, managing engineering and production operations to ensure the highest standards. William attended Stephen F. Austin State University, and San Antonio College.
Jorge joined Quality BioResources Inc. in 2022. Jorge has over 8 years of experience in research and development of biomaterials, contrast agents, drug delivery platforms and medical imaging devices. Dr. Palma-Chavez spent 2 years as an NSF Scholar-in-Residence fellow at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Jorge graduated from Universidad La Salle in 2013 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, and in 2020 he earned his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Texas A&M University.