David Bunka

David Bunka, PhD

Chief Technical Officer

Aptamer Group

Email: david.bunka@aptamergroup.com

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David holds a PhD in Molecular Biology and has spent nearly 20 years developing nucleic acid aptamers against a wide variety of targets including small molecules (antibiotics, food contaminants, chemotherapeutics), disease-associated proteins, several cancer-associated cell-lines, viruses and tissue biopsies. This work has been facilitated through the use of high-throughput, automated aptamer selection methods. David has built up an established international reputation in the field and has authored several peer-reviewed research articles, invited review articles and a book chapter on aptamer-based therapeutics. He has also given many guest seminars covering aptamer-based applications at top universities and international conferences.