Consultant, Pharma Biotech

Phone: +44(0)1751 432999
Country: Italy

Francesco Antonetti started his career in laboratory work (both commercial and pharmacology research) and then moved to management of a laboratory function for the Istituto di Ricerche Cesare, Serono, working with in vivo bioassays, cell-based bioassays and microbiological assays.

While working at MerckSerono as the Microbiology and Biology Director of the Quality Control Centre of Expertise, he was also the Team Leader of the Microbiology and Biology Harmonization Team. This involved the coordination of teams of microbiologists and biologists from the different sites and companies, with the aim of defining and harmonizing quality control methods.

Mr. Antonetti participates in many international scientific congresses and courses in immunology, cell biology and microbiology.  He is also author/co-author of various publications and holds three patents.

His areas of expertise include:

  • Microbiological assays both for development and quality control
  • In vivo and in vitro biological assays, both for development and quality control