Dr. Judit Kámán, Director of Chemistry, BioBlocks Hungary

Dr. Kámán joined BioBlocks, Kft. in April 2008 as a project leader. Since this time she has been in charge of developing screening leads into a novel, patentable series, capable of producing a drug candidate in a one to three year time frame. She is currently supervising a team of 18 chemists, responsible for project management, customer relations and communication. During her employment at BioBlocks, she supervised two PhD students, who were working on palladium-catalyzed chemistry. Between 2005 and 2008, Dr. Kámán worked at Ubichem (Soneas), where she was the leader of a four-member group involved in the planning, development and production of organic compounds on scales up to 100's of grams. Previously, Dr. Kámán spent 4 years in a post-doctoral position at Laboratory for Organic and Bio-organic Synthesis, Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Gent, Belgium. Two of these years were supported by the Marie Curie Fellowship. She was awarded a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from University of Szeged. Dr. Kámán is a co-author of 10 publications.