Equipa de Gestão

Carlos Aparicio
Dr. Carlos Aparicio

Carlos L. Aparicio, CEO and President

Carlos Aparicio, Ph.D., is CEO and President of ImmunoSite Technologies, LLC.   He has almost 20 years experience in technical and scientific leadership in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries where he has worked in R&D process and product development for Ciba-Geigy, Warner-Lambert, and Beckman Coulter.  Dr. Aparicio is a world leader in the robotic automation of biological assays and pharmaceutical processes that enhance operating efficiency in both research settings and drug discovery-development, and is inventor on many patents.

Prior to assuming the role of CEO in 2012, Carlos was the COO of ImmunoSite, directed the Automation Business Center, and established the Particle Testing Business Center.  Carlos earned a Ph.D. in Chemical/Biochemical Engineering from Rutgers University,  a B.S. in Engineering Science from the University of Miami, and an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University.

 

Ileana Munoz

Ileana Muñoz Antoni, Vice President, Quality

Ileana Muñoz Antoni is the Vice President of Quality at ImmunoSite Technologies, LLC.  She has more than 20 years of experience in cellular analysis, immunology, flow cytometry, laboratory quality systems and reagent system R&D.   Ileana came to IST after 17 years at Beckman Coulter Corporation, where she directed continuous process improvement programs, ensured GMP operations, conducted quality audits and assessments, worked with NSAI auditors for ISO 13485 audits, and managed all CAPA activities associated with audit results.  As a Development Scientist, she has held positions in reagent systems development and R&D at Beckman Coulter, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine – Diabetes Research Institute, and the Joslin Diabetes Institute. Ileana has co-authored numerous scientific papers in addition to presenting at scientific meetings.

With a B.A. in Biology from State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, Ileana has extensive training in quality systems, laboratory quality practices, ISO, GMP, Global CAPA, and R&D Process. She is a member of the American Society of Quality (ASQ) and has a Quality Auditor Certification.

 

Julie Wilkinson
Julie Wilkinson

Julie G. Wilkinson, Vice President, Marketing

Julie Wilkinson is the VP of Marketing for ImmunoSite Technologies, LLC.   She brings over 25 years of management, technical, marketing, and regulatory experience in global pharmaceutical, medical devices, and clinical research to client relationships, business management, new technology integration, intellectual property, product development, and clinical research testing services within a GLP organization and total Quality Management System.  Julie directs the communication and marketing strategies that inform clients of the specialized services at IST which are aligned with industry best practices to offer automated and testing solutions designed and implemented to be timely, accurate, precise, and cost-effective biomarker testing strategies for immune monitoring of their biotherapeutics and other manufactured products.  During her 17 years at Beckman Coulter, a global diagnostics company, Julie played an integral role in creating technical and marketing solutions for global biopharma and clinical research clients, assessing new technology business opportunities, patenting cellular analysis inventions; presenting scientific data to international audiences; and working under GMP/ ISO-9001:13485.   She also managed the development of many successful diagnostic reagents and instrument systems, and established in-house core testing lab facilities for complex immune monitoring with external clinical research trial organizations.

Prior to joining industry, Julie spent 10 years in academia where she gained valuable research experience in molecular biology, immunology, virology, veterinary pathobiology, and biochemistry. During this time, she learned the business of basic research.  Julie earned her M.S. in Molecular Biology and a B.S. in Biology from The Ohio State University. She has been published in many peer-reviewed scientific publications and trade magazines, and is co-inventor on several patents.