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Sean M. Ruane

Biopharm & Powder Metals Manager

Sean Ruane is a Materials Scientist and Manager of the Biopharm & Powder Metals Divisions of RJ Lee Group. Sean has managed and conducted in-depth investigations of Foreign Particulate Matter (FPM) related to contamination identification, particle size and morphology analysis, and source determination. His expertise includes material characterization of materials using molecular spectroscopy (FTIR) for identification of organic components, as well as for the elemental composition of inorganic components utilizing high resolution electron microscopy (HR-SEM/EDS). Mr. Ruane also has extensive expertise in Immunophelometry, Chemistry Analyzers, Automated Analyzers (TECAN), TOC, Headspace Gas chromatography, RP-HPLC, ELISA, and chromogenic potency assays. He is a member of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS).

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Education History

  1. 2004

    B.S., Biological Sciences

    University of Pittsburgh

Professional Experience

  1. 2016 - Present
    Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Services Supervisor
    RJ Lee Group, Inc.
  2. 2013 - 2016
    Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Services, Materials Scientist
    RJ Lee Group, Inc.
  3. 2008 - 2012
    Associate Research Scientist II
    Grifols Therapeutics (formerly Talecris Biotherapeutics)
  4. 2005 - 2008
    Research Associate III
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Heinz Nutrition and Chromatography Lab


  • Member
    American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)