Shite Sebastian

VP, Head of Product Development at Affinivax

Dr. Sebastian brings over 15 years of experience in the research, development and commercialization of vaccines to Affinivax. Prior to joining Affinivax, Dr. Sebastian was an Associate Research Fellow and Group Leader in the Vaccines Research and Development group at Pfizer. In this role he led a team in the development, qualification and validation of clinical assays, supporting the development of the Pfizer vaccine pipeline, including Prevnar® and multiple vaccines in development (targeting Staphylococcus, Meningococcal, Group B Streptococcus and Clostridium difficile bacteria). Previously, Dr. Sebastian was the Deputy Director in Research and Development at Sanofi-Pasteur Vaccines, and a Research Fellow in the Biodefense Vaccine Development, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sebastian received his BS and MS in Microbiology from Maharaja Sayajirao University, his PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from Boston University School of Medicine, and his MBA in Business and Economics from Lehigh University.


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