Dr. Ivan Plavec serves as a Senior Advisor to PRISM BioLab responsible for alliance management and business development. He has over thirty years of experience in biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry and held positions of Chief Business Officer at ImaginAb, Inc., Vice President of Business Development at BioSeek, Inc. and Asterand plc, Vice President of Technology and Alliances at Bioseek, Inc., and Director of Research at Novartis. He was founder and President of Ascellna Life Science Group, a boutique consulting firm advising life science companies with innovative technologies and products on matters of business and technology development. Ivan has personally negotiated complex drug discovery deals, technology-based collaborations, and product and technology licensing deals. He is author on over thirty peer-reviewed publications, has filed numerous patents and has a strong track record of scientific accomplishments and scientific experience in oncology, immuno-oncology, immunology, inflammation, clinical imaging and radiopharmaceuticals, human stem cells, drug discovery, protein-protein interactions, gene therapy and hematological disorders. Ivan holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Zürich, Switzerland.