Lei Sun, PhD

Lei Sun, PhD

Position: Vice President of Biologics and Head of CMC

Dr. Sun has over 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical development of biologics focused on process development, CMC, and manufacturing operations. Prior to joining Connect, Dr. Sun served as Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Manufacturing at Autekbio Diagnostics. Prior to serving at Autekbio Diagnostics, Dr. Sun supported drug development at PERCIVIA, UCB Pharma, Shire Pharmaceuticals and DSM/Crucell JV. Dr. Sun has more than 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals and was an inventor of multiple patents in biologics and process development. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in molecular biology and biochemistry from the University of Minnesota and completed his postdoctoral training in molecular immunology at Harvard Medical School.