Head of Cellzome, a GSK company
Gitte Neubauer, Ph.D. is a scientific founder of Cellzome. She graduated from Imperial College, London in Biochemistry and completed her PhD thesis with Matthias Mann at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg in the field of functional proteomics, pioneering the mass spectrometric analysis of protein complexes. At Cellzome, she has been in charge of building and leading the mass spectrometry and IT departments before she set up chemoproteomics screening and chemistry groups. After the acquisition of Cellzome by GSK in May 2012, Dr. Neubauer took over leadership of the company. Dr. Neubauer authors more than 40 scientific publications and is inventor on several patent applications. She is a Director of the Board of BioPro Baden-Württemberg, an agency providing advice and support to the life sciences sector and a member of the industrial advisory board of the Biotechnology faculty of the University of Applied Sciences in Mannheim. In 2011, Dr. Neubauer was awarded the inaugural EU Women Innovator's prize by José Manuel Barroso, president of the European commission, for the translation of her academic research into commercial application.