Erno Pungor, Jr., Ph.D., is a BioMarin Fellow in Analytical Chemistry. In this position, Dr. Pungor has designed and executed research and development programs, written regulatory submissions and served as a member of the committee reviewing ongoing research programs. He previously served as Staff Scientist in Analytical Chemistry.
Before joining BioMarin, Dr. Pungor spent 17 years at Berlex Biosciences, where he held a number of positions including Director, Process Development; Principal Scientist, Head of Process Development and Product Characterization, Global CMC Development, Biologics; and Scientific Director, Head of Analytical Development, Global CMC Development, Biologics. In these roles, Dr. Pungor led the development and scale up of recovery and purification processes, formulation development, analytical development and related process and analytical technology transfers to support Schering AG’s biotechnology development compounds. Prior to his tenure at Berlex Biosciences, he served as Senior Engineer in Fermentation and Cell Culture Development at Codon. Dr. Pungor has also held various professor positions in chemical engineering at the University of Technical Sciences in Budapest, Hungary and spent two years serving as a visiting scientist in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Dr. Pungor received his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Technical Sciences and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at MIT.