Velasco Cimica, Ph.D.,
Dr. Cimica is a Scientist at ATCC with over 10 years of experience working in virology. Dr. Cimica is an expert in vaccine development using virus-like particles (VLPs) for respiratory syncytial virus, dengue virus, and Zika virus, and he is currently developing VLP-based vaccine candidates for emerging viruses. He applies structural vaccinology and rational design approaches for the creation of novel and optimized vaccine candidates. In addition, Dr. Cimica has demonstrated experience in adjuvant formulation and optimization specifically for VLP-based vaccines.