Branden Salinas

Senior Director Manufacturing Sciences and Technology • Umoja Biopharma

Branden Salinas is a passionate, strategic problem solver in the CMC and technical operations biotechnology space.  His data driven roots were founded during his PhD studies in the Chemical and Biological Engineering department at the University of Colorado Boulder. He followed this with several roles in both large and small organizations, varying in functions from process and product development, to manufacturing support and capital projects. Over the years he has collected technical transfer experience from a variety of angles, at multiple scales and at multiple phases of development. He enjoys building teams and relationships and is fully motivated to deliver Umoja’s game changing in vivo CAR-T technology to first in human clinical trials. Branden is now leveraging these experiences to support Umoja’s Technical Operations buildout in the Boulder, Colorado, USA area where he lives with his beautiful wife and three daughters. Outside of work he loves watching and coaching his daughter’s soccer and other sports activities, listening to music, trying new recipes, cooking and enjoying the company of family and friends

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Jeffrey Boyd

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