John Schiel

Early Achiever Award 2014 Winner

John Schiel, '04, '09  is a research chemist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology coordinating bioanalytical efforts of the Biomanufacturing Program. A native Nebraskan, he earned his bachelor's and doctoral degrees at UNL in 2004 and 2009, and then served as a postdoc at NIST for two years. Schiel is currently developing a recombinant IgG1κ monoclonal antibody as a National Reference Material to support the biomanufacturing industry.  As part of this project, he is coordinating a round-robin characterization of the NIST mAb that includes more than 60 contributors from industry, academia and regulatory agencies. Results will be published this year in a three-volume book series co-edited by Schiel.