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Shawn Novick


Biotherapeutics Analytical Development and Quality Control


Biotherapeutics (antibodies, antibody drug conjugates, proteins) – analytical development, CMC Quality systems, and CMC Compliance. Auditing and FDA/EMA inspection preparation/training. Method development, transfer, bridging, and validation. Stability study strategy and management. Defining, characterizing, and managing/bridging reference materials. CMO selection and oversite. Setting specifications for IND through BLA.  E-CTD Module 3 strategy and writing for IND/ IMPD and BLA/MAA. Risk management approaches and strategies.


15 years analytical development working on protein analytical characterization and method development at various companies from start-up through large biopharma and 14 years heading up Quality Control at Seattle Genetics. Worked on numerous products from pre-IND through commercial including proteins, mAbs and ADCs. Multiple successful interactions with FDA and EU regulators.


 Co-Chair of IABS Biotherapeutics sub-group. Member ASQ, PDA, ECA, CASSS. Previous co-chair WCBP conference (2017), Workshop lead at World ADC (2019).

Shawn Novick
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