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About Fiona

Fiona Lin, Ph.D., is a technology specialist in the Silicon Valley office of Fish & Richardson P.C. Dr. Lin’s technical background includes organic chemistry, chemical biology, and analytical and formulation sciences, as well as bioprocess development. She has worked on a diverse range of molecular entities including small molecules, peptides and therapeutic proteins, multivalent glycoconjugate vaccines, oligonucleotides, drug delivery systems, and engineered T-cell therapies.  Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Lin had extensive experience working in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry in companies including Genentech, Merck, Pfizer, and a Bay Area startup company.

Speaking Engagements

“Analytical Looks for Better Characterization of Polysaccharide-Conjugate Vaccines, Focus on Labile Functional Groups.” Invited oral presentation, World Vaccine Congress, Washington DC, Apr 2-5, 2018.

“Identification of Common Antigen Determinants of Streptococcus pneumoniae Serogroup 33 Capsular Polysaccharides.” Invited oral presentation, FASEB SRC Microbial Glycobiology Conference, Itasca, IL, Jun 8-13, 2014.

Publications

Kodali, S.; Vinogradov, E.; Lin, F.; Khoury, N.; Hao, L.; Pavliak, V.; Jones, H.; Huebner, J.; Jansen, K. U.; Anderson, A.S.; Donald, R. G. K. “A vaccine approach for the prevention of infections by multidrug resistant E. faecium.” J. Biol. Chem., 2015, 290, 19512-26

Lin, F. L.; Vinogradov, E.; Deng, C.; Zeller, S.; Phelan, L.; Green, B. A.; Jansen, K. U.; Pavliak, V. “Structure elucidation of capsular polysaccharides from Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes 33C, 33D, and revised structure of serotype 33B.” Carbohydr. Res. 2014, 383, 97-104.

Welch, C. J.; Gong, X.; Cuff, J.; Dolman, S.; Nyrop, J; Lin, F.; Rogers, H. “Online analysis of flowing streams using microflow HPLC.” Orig. Process Res, Dev., 2009, 13, 1022-1025.

Lin, F. L.; Urakami, H.; Guan, Z. “Synthesis and evaluation of novel saccharide-peptide hybrid copolymers as siRNA delivery agents.” Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry), 2008, 49, 1095-1096.

Kumar, P.; Schelle, M. W.; Jain, M.; Lin, F. L.; Petzold, C. J.; Leavell, M. D.; Leary, J. A.; Cox, J. S.; Bertozzi, C. R. “PapA1 and PapA2 are essential acyltransferases in the biosynthesis is Mycobacterial virulence factor sulfolipid-1.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2007, 104, 11221-11226.

Lin, F. L.; Hoyt, H. M.; van Halbeek, H.; Bergman, R. G.; Bertozzi, C. R. “Mechanistic investigation of the Staudinger ligation.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 2686-2695.

Mougous, J. D.; Petzold, C. J.; Senaratne, R. H.; Lee, D. H.; Akey, D. L.; Lin. F. L.; Munchel, S. E.; Pratt, M. R.; Riley, L. W; Leary, J. A.; Berger, J. M.; Bertozzi, C. R. “Identification, function and structure of the Mycobacterial sulfotransferase that initiates sulfolipid-1 biosynthesis.” Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 2004, 11, 721-729.

Named Inventor in Patents

Fiona Laichu Lin, Viliam Pavliak, Michael William Pride, Shite Sebastian, US2019/0000952A1 and WO2017/085586A1, “Immunologic compositions for use in pneumococcal vaccines.”

Focus Areas

Services

Industries

Education

Ph.D., Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley (2006)


M.S., Organic Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2002)


B.S. magna cum laude, Microbiology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2000)


B.A. magna cum laude, Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2000)

Admissions
  • None
Languages
  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Cantonese Chinese
Memberships & Affiliations

American Chemical Society (ACS)

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)

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