Dr. Mack Kuo

Associate Director of Process Development

Dr. Mack Kuo comes to WACKER with over 15 years of Biotech industry experience. He attained his Doctoral degree in Biochemistry from Texas A&M University, where he focused on x-ray crystallography and structure-based drug design of proteins essential to tuberculosis and malaria.  After obtaining his Ph.D. he joined the Biotech industry and throughout his career has acquired extensive experience with biologics development.  Mack has led the design, scale-up, and optimization of manufacturing processes for bacterial and yeast fermentation, as well as plasmid and recombinant protein production.

At Wacker Biotech he leads the Process Development group, overseeing technology transfers, and development and scale-up of production processes for cGMP plasmid drug substance manufacturing.