Prof. Florian Rüker
Dr. Florian Rüker is Associate Professor, Deputy Head of the Department of Biotechnology and Head of the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), encompassing a team of more than 230. He is a co-founder of F-star and co-inventor of F-star’s core Modular Antibody Technology, which allows to generate antigen binding sites in constant domains of immunoglobulins. Dr. Rüker serves F-star as Scientific Advisor. He also founded the Christian Doppler Laboratory (CD-Lab) for Antibody Engineering at BOKU where he acted as Co-head. Subsequently, he supported the establishment of the CD-Lab for Innovative Immunotherapeutics in collaboration with F-star and Merck KGaA, where he acts as Scientific Advisor.