Junge (John) Zhang, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Junge (John) Zhang is the founder, President, and CEO of Mainline Biosciences LLC. Dr. Zhang is also a founder of Biopeptek Pharmaceuticals LLC, a company that specializes in the research and development of peptides. Since founding Biopeptek in 2010, Dr. Zhang has established a company with over 50 experienced scientists and a state-of-the-art facility that is capable of producing high-quality custom peptides for research and therapeutic uses. Dr. Zhang is passionate about research to improve human health. In 2014, Dr. Zhang founded Mainline Biosciences LLC to develop peptide drugs for cancer. Prior to Biopeptek Pharmaceuticals LLC, Dr. Zhang was with the Janssen Pharmaceutical division of Johnson & Johnson for ten years. During his tenure at J&J, Dr. Zhang held numerous scientific and management positions and led multiple development projects related to three antibody drugs that received FDA approval. Dr. Zhang was a recipient of two Standard and Leadership Awards. He also received a platinum award for the investigation work on cell culture media that saved the company fifty-four million dollars a year.Before his career at J&J, Dr. Zhang was with Eisai USA for five years, where he was a Senior Chemist for an analytical development and quality control laboratory.
Dr. Zhang earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from Drexel University, a M.S. in chemistry from the University of Louisiana, and a B.S. in material science from the Wuhan University of Technology in China. Dr. Zhang was born and raised in Qingdao China and immigrated to the United States to pursue his graduate education.
Shizhong (Albert) Zhao, Business Development Manager
Albert Zhao is the Business Development Manager at Biopeptek Pharmaceuticals involved with prospecting, developing and managing accounts of large pharmaceutical companies. Mr. Zhao is also responsible for increasing sales for Biopeptek within the U.S., U.K and Japanese markets.
Mr. Zhao performs a diverse array of roles, from streamlining the process of managing pharma accounts to design engineering custom peptides specifically developed to the customer’s sequence request. Mr. Zhao also exceled in technical business development for chemical engineering companies involved in producing, transforming and utilizing materials, energy, and chemicals.
Throughout his tenure with Biopeptek, Mr. Zhao has built and continues to evolve a superior reputation for developing and initiating processes designed to support the fundamental foundation of the company’s success. Embracing esteemed core values such as integrity, perseverance, originality and finding solutions to complex problems, Albert Zhao is an integral part of Biopeptek Pharmaceuticals.
Mr. Zhao has earned his Master’s in Chemical Engineering from the University of Buffalo and his B.S. from East China University of Science and Technology.
Vivian Ramirez, Marketing Manager
Vivian Ramirez has extensive work experience in a wide range of related fields, making her background both specialized and diverse at the same time.
Ms. Ramirez has fulfilled multiple administration roles at Tata Strategic Management Group, which included working as both a program coordinator and an executive assistant. She has been able to transition to different positions smoothly within the same organization, learning to fulfill a new range of responsibilities in the process and developing the ability to adapt to a company’s needs at the same time.
She also has experience as a customer service representative, front desk administrator, business support specialist, business operations manager, office account manager, and a marketing manager. Vivian Ramirez knows what it takes to help keep a complex organization running smoothly and efficiently.
Ms. Ramirez has worked in administrative roles within a broad range of different industries. Through her work at Biopeptek Pharmaceuticals LLC, EMC, Lockheed Martin, and Graphene Frontiers, she has accumulated a great deal of experience in the world of science and technology. She’s capable of working with a team of other business professionals to accomplish important tasks in increasingly modern complex organizations.
She has received her certification in Office Management and Supervision from Peirce College and studied in Organizational Leadership from Widener University.