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Debra Valsamis

Debra Valsamis

Debra joined the Antibody Solutions team in 2013 and currently serves as a Business Development Associate where her responsibilities include being a B2B liaison, helping introduce clients to working with Antibody Solutions, and various marketing functions.

Recent posts by Debra Valsamis

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Global Spotlight Shines on mRNA Thanks to Pfizer, BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

By Debra Valsamis on 11/11/2020

In the science shot heard ‘round the world, Pfizer and BioNTech announced Monday that their vaccine candidate (aka “BNT162b2”) appears to be more than 90% effective in preventing SARS-CoV-2 among those without evidence of prior infection. And since that news broke on the same day that the number of confirmed U.S. cases of COVID-19 crossed yet another grim threshold — 10 million infected — it couldn’t have come at a better time.

Topics: Insights Covid SARS-CoV-2 COVID-19 mRNA
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"The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time": Dr. John Kenney's Grand Opening Remarks

By Debra Valsamis on 02/10/2020

On January 30, 2020, Antibody Solutions held a celebration to commemorate both of our new expanded facility in Santa Clara, Calif., and our 25th anniversary,  As part of the event, the company's president and co-founder, Dr. John Kenney, delivered a compelling and inspiring keynote address to our valued guests. In addition to recognizing and thanking all of our employees, clients and friends through the years, John offered his perspectives on the growth and progress of Antibody Solutions since our founding in 1995 and shared some "lessons learned" from his career that he believes will guide our success for next 25 years. His remarks are included below. 

Topics: Insights 25th Anniversary
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Antibody Solutions Announces Partnership with SCT at 2017 Antibody Engineering & Therapeutics Conference

By Debra Valsamis on 12/11/2017

Antibody Solutions, a leader in discovery of therapeutic, biomarker and critical reagent antibodies, and Single Cell Technology, Inc. (SCT), a pioneer in single cell analysis technology, have launched a partnership that offers pharmaceutical researchers one-stop access to advanced single B-cell antibody discovery capabilities.

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