Asher Anderson is a technical advisor in Merchant & Gould’s Chemical & Life Sciences Practice Group, where he drafts office actions, assists with the patent-applications process, and uses his biochemical background to advise clients. In particular, Asher has experience in chemical engineering and molecular biology and has worked in the fields of pharmacology, onco-immunology, and bioprocessing.
During his studies at Georgia Institute of Technology, Asher specialized in drug development and design, fermentation, and vaccines. Specifically, he leveraged his research to gain knowledge and develop synthetic T-cell and antibody cancer therapies; a plasma model to measure biomarkers for early detection of tumors; and a method and process for replacing a solvent to eliminate occupational health and safety hazards in the production of lithium-ion batteries. Throughout his work, Asher uses his technical skills to help identify solutions and inspire innovation through science.