Prior to founding ABS, Dr. Saller led the biochemical team at what is now AstraZeneca that worked on the discovery of Seroquel®, one of the most successful drugs of all time both in respect to therapeutic efficacy for psychiatric disorders and market value. Dr. Saller is a serial entrepreneur, having founded Saller Rental Properties in the 1980s, which provided the capital for founding ABS in January 1990. He continues to lead ABS operations and direct its strategy. Dr. Saller has also served as the Principal Investigator or has administered more than $5 million in government grants and contracts as a founder of one other bioscience company and as advisor to others.
Linda supervises all Laboratory Operations at ABS. She has worked at ABS for more than 18 years and has overall responsibility for all ABS Laboratories, Biospecimen Operations, and ABS’ Biorepository. She is also accustomed and highly skilled at working with cross-functional teams and changing client specifications and priorities, having worked closely on many large multi-disciplinary projects. All Laboratory, Biorepository, and Biospecimen Operations personnel report to Linda. She is an ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor, Six Sigma Green Belt, and trained in Lean, HIPAA regulations, and GLP/GMP.
Cheri is the Vice-President of Business Operations at ABS. She has more than 21 years’ experience managing ABS Accounting and Business Operations. She manages all ABS Business Operations, including Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Quality Assurance Unit, Shipping and Receiving, and Facilities Infrastructure. Cheri is an ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor and a Six Sigma Green Belt, and is trained in Lean, HIPAA regulations, and GLP/GMP.
Before joining ABS, Heidi obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Kutztown University and her Master’s degree from the College of Charleston. After graduation, she joined ABS’ sales team in 2009 as a Project Manager. She continues to provide excellent customer service as Director of Client Services.
Heidi consults with current and prospective clients in the Mid-Atlantic to identify and provide customized solutions that allow clients to get ahead of deadlines and spend more time focusing on their core competencies. Her love of science initially led to a career teaching middle school science before returning to graduate school to pursue a Master of Science in Biotechnology. During her graduate experience, she realized her expertise was best utilized outside of laboratory research. She believes in her clients’ research, and her goal is to provide them a better pathway to success.
Dania joined ABS in 2012 as a Scientific Liaison before growing to take on more responsibility as a Project Manager the same year. She has a degree in Biology from the University of Delaware and extensive sales experience. Her passion for science, ability to build strong relationships, and commitment to helping people find solutions for their needs makes her role at ABS a natural fit.
Sarah joined ABS as a Business Development Associate in 2019. She provides clients from pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies with custom, quality-guaranteed solutions that help streamline their discovery process and accelerate their pipelines. Her passion for science led her to achieve her Doctorate of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University prior to joining ABS. Her research expertise, problem-solving mindset, and ability to build strong relationships provides the foundation required to develop successful collaborations with clients in the New England territory.
Our focus is to provide the high-quality cells and tissues that are the prerequisites for research. As such, we are ISO 9001:2015-certified for all production activities; plus we regularly undergo internal and external quality audits to ensure continuous improvements in our processes.
We maintain complete documentation of every aspect of our collaboration with you, including contacts, project management, and cell culture data entry. Clients may request a report of your project, plus copies of the ABS Quality Manual, our ISO 9001:2015 certification, and relevant procedures. Clients are welcome to visit and inspect our facilities.
We get it done right the first time, with turnaround times that are similar to what you would experience in your own laboratories. Our lab personnel
We pride ourselves on serving as an extension of your laboratory, meaning we work with you like members of your internal team. This allows us to fully understand and remain responsive to your needs to drive your desired results.
We believe effective communication is a key to driving success. We respond to any inquiry in less than one business day and take a proactive, personalized approach to customer service.
ABS is ISO 9001:2015 certified for all production activities. We will provide a copy of our certification upon request.
ABS adheres to NCI and ISBER biobanking best processes.
ABS has a very low turnover staff rate. Consequently, we have a consistently high level of experience serving our clients. Although our focus is pre-clinical research, our staff is GMP- and GLP-trained and have earned Six Sigma certification.
ABS has a near-perfect success rate of shipments arriving intact at the proper temperature.
Spring House, PA
The Cell Culture Scientist is a scientific position who has a broad background in biology with comprehensive cell culture experience. The successful scientist will be responsible for the maintenance of the cell culture laboratory to include all aspects of cell culture for production purposes. They will be responsible for the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of equipment, and may also have responsibility for maintaining laboratory supplies. The scientist will grow cells for use in cell-based assays. This position requires accurate record keeping and excellent communication skills as the scientist will work closely with team members and assay scientists to provide valuable product.
Required Duties: (This list is not comprehensive, but should be used to provide general guidance. Other duties may be required.)
Education: A Bachelor’s degree or higher in biological sciences with at least two years' experience is required.
Spring House, PA
Candidate will be responsible for reorganizing the Biologics Research discovery cell line inventory, including document organization for cell line inventory and physical confirmation, verification, consolidation, and labelling of the cell line vial within the liquid nitrogen inventory.
Required Duties: (This list is not comprehensive, but is used to provide general guidance. Other duties may be required.)
Specific Janssen Requirements