Dennis Karthaus received his master`s degree in biotechnology from the University of Applied Sciences in Bremerhaven. During his thesis at the department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at the Fraunhofer Inst. for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine he worked on the development of protein purification platforms and in cell line development. In 2012, Dennis Karthaus joined IBA Lifesciences. He is leading the department for protein purification and assays and is also responsible for the development of new products and technologies for protein expression, purification and analysis.