The Team

The Team

Unparalleled Expertise, Unparalleled Service

Since 1995, Antibody Solutions has been the go-to team for discerning biopharmaceutical professionals who care deeply about science, service, and solving their researchers’ most challenging projects. Our team offers expertise in the diverse array of fields needed to provide our broad range of services, whether that be immunization, cell manipulation, protein expression, or molecular modeling. With an unwavering focus on adhering to best practices in science and process, while delivering the one-on-one service and support you deserve, we are united by one cause and one cause only: advancing your research.

Executive Team

John Kenney, PhD

President & Co-founder

With nearly 40 years of industry experience, John is recognized as one of the leading experts in the field of immunology and monoclonal antibody generation. When forming Antibody Solutions in 1995 with his wife, Judy Lynch-Kenney, John recognized not only the future potential of therapeutic antibodies in drug research, but also the inherent science- and business-related challenges in the emerging field. John set out to build a company that would improve access to the highest quality of antibody technology with a service model that provides discerning clients with bespoke, fit-for-purpose solutions and remarkable customer relations.

John earned a doctorate degree in Pharmacology and Immunology at the Université Louis Pasteur (Strasbourg I) after completing undergraduate and graduate degrees in Microbiology at the University of South Florida. Before founding Antibody Solutions, John served as a research scientist and monoclonal antibody laboratory supervisor at Syntex Research. He has authored more than 40 publications and presents regularly at industry conferences and symposia.

Notable scientific accomplishments include the discovery of five novel therapeutic candidates currently in clinical trials. John’s current research interests include new technologies for improving therapeutic antibody discovery, properties of next-generation antibody-like molecules, and best practices for critical reagents used in biologics development.

Judith Lynch-Kenney

Chief Financial Officer & Co-founder

As the co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of Antibody Solutions, Judy directs the company’s finance, accounting, human resources and administration functions. A member of the senior executive team, she contributes to charting the company’s growth strategy and to ensuring that it remains one of the industry’s best places to work. Judy helped launch Antibody Solutions in 1995, after having served in marketing administration at Syntex Laboratories from 1983 to 1995. A graduate of the University of South Florida, Judy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.

Project Management, Operations, Administration

Allan Brooks

Administrative Clerk

Allan serves as the administrative assistant for Antibody Solutions, managing a broad range of responsibilities, including accounts payable, accounts receivable and record-keeping. He collaborates closely with both the company’s administration and client management professionals.

Debra Valsamis, JD

Business Development Manager

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

Jennifer Somera

Project Manager II

Jennifer works with customers in navigating their antibody discovery programs. Previously, she worked as a supervisor in the Cell Biology department at Antibody Solutions for 10 years. She has extensive experience in generating and culturing hybridomas, producing monoclonal antibodies and FACS sorting.

Jon Silver

Project Manager II

Jon has worked in the making of monoclonal antibodies for over 30 years.  He will use his expertise to help clients manage their projects to achieve the best results to further antibody and research needs.

Joshua Lowitz

Director of Project Management

Since joining the company in 2010, Josh has served multiple roles at the company and is currently providing scientific support and guidance to the Project Management team as well as helping clients achieve their antibody discovery and research needs.

Kieran Kenney

Technical Writer II

Kieran oversees the revision and completion of internal documentation and helps monitor and evaluate improvements to our quality system.

Michael Trang

Project Manager III

Michael works closely with his clients to help them navigate their research studies from start to finish. His responsibilities include helping clients select the most promising strategy to use to yield their desired results and then managing the work in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Ning Wang

R&D Manager

With 15+ years of academic research and industrial discovery experience, Ning is responsible for coordinating and supporting multiple teams at Antibody Solutions. His main focuses are collaboration with cross-functional R&D teams, project management support, and strategic planning of new services.

Oscar Reyes

Operations Supervisor

As Operations Coordinator, Oscar is responsible for ensuring that the purchasing, shipping and receiving of materials are processed in strict accordance with the defined workflow and client specifications. Oscar also manages Antibody Solutions’ supply chain logistics.

Lab Staff

An Ngo

R&D Supervisor

Catherine Tan

R&D Associate

Demi Miller

R&D Associate

Emily Keshner

R&D Associate II

Glen Lin

R&D Supervisor II

Jahnavi Yegireddi

R&D Associate

Jaide Ventocilla

R&D Associate

Karla Ramirez

R&D Associate

Leonel Santibanez Vargas

R&D Supervisor II

Maura Meijer

R&D Associate

Megan Hawkins

R&D Supervisor

Minerva Bailon

R&D Associate

Nikki Rivera

R&D Associate

Nithin Hampole

R&D Associate

Opal Arenas

R&D Associate II

Rick Chang

R&D Supervisor II

Sam Parish

R&D Associate

Sofia Rivera Lopez

R&D Associate

Twinkle Kumar

R&D Associate II