UCL Department of Biochemical Engineering


Seven undergraduates on Year In Industry in 2020

21 October 2020

We are pleased to announce this year seven students are completing their Year in Industry placement with partner companies: Pall Biotech, Roche Diagnostics, Oxford Biomedica, UCB, Sartorius and Eli Lilly Ireland.

UCL Biochemical Engineering student Zara Ozzman with colleague Shannon at Pall Biotech laboratory

You can find out more about the Engineering (Biochemical) MEng programme here.

The Engineering (Biochemical) MEng programme has the option of students spending their final year working with a company.

“I’m taking part in various projects focusing on Cell and Gene therapy. Currently I’m working on the manufacturing of AAV's.”
Zara Ossman, Pall Biotech (pictured above on the right with colleague Shannon)

“During the placement, I’ll be working on a project within the Process Research and Development department to optimise the upstream process of lentiviral vector manufacturing for gene therapy.”
Danyal Rahim, Oxford Biomedica

“I’m working in the CPS R&D department in the Roche Diagnostic Division. For the placement year I will be mainly working with Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) based biosensors as an inherent method of antibody screening and characterisation.”
Nancy Lu, Roche Diagnostics