Dr Zahra Jawad

Team Leader Agenus

Zahra completed her PhD at the University of Cambridge in the Biochemistry Department in Protein Evolution, attempting to evolve protein folds. After a brief post doc working on designing zinc finger proteins to bind unique DNA structures, she spent almost 8 years at Domantis, then GSK designing antibodies for a vast array of therapeutic indications like asthma, arthritis, cachexia and cancer. She continues working in the field of antibody therapeutics leading a team initially at MRC Technology and now at Agenus in antibody phage display.