University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
Peter Spies is a scientist at the Institute of Chemistry and Bioanalytics at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) in Muttenz. His research interests include the profiling of drug candidates (Biacore, ForteBio, Nanotemper, ITC and μDSC) and the development of enzyme- or antibody-based test systems (ELISA, vertical flow immunoassay, lateral flow immunoassay and enzymatic assays) for applications in clinical chemistry and in vitro diagnostics.
Mr Spies graduated as a laboratory technician with a major in organic chemistry from Ciba-Geigy AG in 1988. In 1997, he received a federal diploma as a senior lab technician. From 1989 to 1999, he was a research associate in Dr Daniel Gygax’s research team in first the Bioreaction Group at the Central Research Laboratories at Ciba-Geigy and later the Immunoanalytics and Pharmacokinetics Group in the Preclinical Development section of Ciba-Geigy AG/Novartis Pharma AG. He has been at the FHNW since 1999.