Abstract: Click HereSreedhara Alavattam has a PhD in Chemistry and postdoctoral experience in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He is currently a Principal Scientist and Senior Group Leader at Genentech, Inc and has several years of experience in the biotechnology industry. He has extensive experience working with biologics (peptides, proteins and nucleic acids) through various clinical trials and marketing applications. Prior to Genentech he has worked at Battelle and Johnson & Johnson wherein he worked on proteins as well as small molecule formulation development for controlled release applications. Additionally, he has worked on developing novel delivery devices using electro-hydrodynamic technology for aerosol generation for both pulmonary and non-pulmonary applications. He has over 45 publications, 4 book chapters, 2 issued US patents, several patent applications and an invited speaker at various national and international conferences. Currently he is also an adjunct associate professor at Univ. Kansas and a scientific advisor for J. Pharm. Sci and serves as a reviewer for Mol. Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Research, J. Pharm. Sci, Biotech. Progress and mAbs.