Lauren Schoukroun-Barnes, Ph.D.

Lauren Schoukroun-Barnes, Ph.D.

Dr. Schoukroun-Barnes is a PMI-certified (PMP) and an APICS-certified (CSCP) project manager. She is an analytical chemist and has extensive research experience in bioanalytical sensor fabrication and utilization, specifically for the detection of small molecule targets directly in biological matrices. Dr. Schoukroun-Barnes started her career as an Analytical Chemist at a small molecule CDMO , where she worked in an FDA and MHRA-regulated cGMP laboratory environment, running validation studies, completing tests for finished drug products (assay, impurity, and preservative methodologies) and samples (stability and release). She is proficient in several laboratory software platforms and analytical and electrochemical methodologies. Dr. Schoukroun-Barnes also has experience at a large molecule CDMO, where she supported the technical submission of proposal responses to RFP requests for non-cGMP and cGMP Drug Substance manufacturing. As such, Dr. Schoukroun-Barnes has extensive experience leading teams that include technical- and business-oriented personnel. Thus, she brings her knowledge to Latham BioPharm Group (LBG) leading and supporting multiple commercial and government programs, their planning and successful delivery. She leads and assists with the management of the day-to-day aspects of projects, and provides technical support, reviews new life science products and technologies, and assists with internal Business Development efforts.

Dr. Schoukroun-Barnes received her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Mount St. Mary’s University and her Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. She has published several peer-reviewed scientific and business geared articles in various journals and presented her research at industry conferences.