Professor George Lovrecz is a Senior Principal Research Scientist at CSIRO Manufacturing with over 30 year experience in fermentation, specialising in the scale-up of mammalian cell cultures. George provides expertise in the area of large-scale production, optimisation, development and characterisation of recombinant proteins for internal and external research collaborators both for academic and industrial projects. His laboratory has ISO9001 and veterinary cGMP accreditations to provide quality material for pre-clinical, toxicology and up to Phase-I clinical trials.
George also has been involved in teaching and training at various organisations: UNSW, Victoria University (VU), University of Melbourne and he is an adjunct professor at RMIT and Monash Universities. George established the Annual Protein Expression Workshop (PEWS) at CSIRO Parkville, 18 years ago, which has grown to be one of the biggest science forum in this field in Australia.