Maureen Beresini has 28 years of experience in drug discovery at Genentech where she is a member of the department of Biochemical and Cellular Pharmacology. She leads a diverse group that provides functional assays and automation solutions to support small molecule and large molecule drug discovery programs. She has contributed to the establishment and implementation of automated systems and processes for conducting assays and for managing samples and data. Maureen began her industry career with Syva Company, developing assays for therapeutic monitoring of immunosuppressive drugs. She received her doctorate in Biological Chemistry from the University of California Davis and was a postdoctoral fellow in the Cancer Research Institute at University of California San Francisco.