Shan Chung - Senior Principal Scientist and Director, Bioanalytical Sciences

Shan Chung

Senior Principal Scientist and Director, Bioanalytical Sciences

Postdoc Mentor
"Curiosity breeds innovation."
Years at Genentech
Publications at Genentech
Awards & Honors

Shan Chung is currently a Director and Principal Scientist in the Department of BioAnalytical Sciences (BAS), gRED.  Shan received his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from University of Pennsylvania and completed his postdoctoral training in Protein Engineering at Harvard University.  Shan has more than 20 years’ experience in research and development of pharmaceutical products, specifically in the areas of preclinical and clinical development of therapeutic antibodies.  An expert on Fc effector functions, bioanalytical assays, and immunogenicity of biotherapeutics, Shan serves on the USP Fc Function Expert Panel, and is an active member of the AAPS Working Group on Immunogenicity Risk Assessment and Mitigation. Shan joined Genentech in 2006, and currently leads the Effector Function and Cell Biology group in BAS.

Postdoctoral Mentor

I enjoy the opportunity to work with postdocs on exploratory/research projects which often adds additional excitement and innovation to my work.

Featured Publication

An in vitro FcRn-dependent transcytosis assay as a screening tool for predictive assessment of non-specific clearance of antibody therapeutics in humans.

mAbs 11(5):942-955.

Chung, S., V. Nguyen, L. Lin, et al.

A Novel Method for Determining Antibody-Dependent Cellular Phagocytosis.

J. Immunol Methods 468:55-60.

Kamen, L., E. Kho, C. Langsdorf, B. Ordonia, T. Thakurta, and S. Chung.

Characterization of in vitro ADCC activity of therapeutic antibodies - impact of effector cells.

J Immunol Methods, 407: 63–75.

Chung, S., Y. L. Lin, C. Reed, C. Ng, Z. J. Cheng, F. Malavasi, J. Yang, V. Quarmby, and A. Song.