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Abcore on LinkedIn View David  Barraclough's LinkedIn profile

Abcore is a biotech company that provides custom polyclonal antibody services worldwide; and represents small European biotech companies in North America. Antibody services are performed in Southern California at USDA licensed facilities. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, Abcore is at the center of life science discovery and innovation.

Read more about each of us below:

David Barraclough, CEO
Jennifer Johnson, President
Gina Urbach, Labratory Technician
Sarah Grosse, Product Supply Specialist



David Barraclough, CEO View David  Barraclough's LinkedIn profile

David Barraclough, CEO of Abcore, Inc. has a strong background in both scientific research and computer science. Prior to Abcore, David worked for ProSci, Inc., where he managed web development, internet marketing, search engine optimization, and eCommerce for 5 years.

David has a degree in Molecular Biology from UC San Diego, where he worked as a research associate for 7 years. While working at the UC San Diego Medical School for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, he was a co-author on publications and managed a DNA sequencing facility and a microscopy core facility. David also founded RenderGen, a 3D computer animation company which produced “mechanism of action” movies for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.



Jennifer Johnson, President View Jennifer Johnson's LinkedIn profile

Jennifer Johnson, President of Abcore, Inc. has 18 years of laboratory experience offering a wide variety of lab related expertise. Her specialities include polyclonal antibody production in a variety of species, ascites production, antibody purification, monoclonal antibody production/development, and project management. She has been involved in all levels of antibody production and understands the detailed processes.

Jennifer joined Abcore in 2011. Prior to Abcore she worked for QED Bioscience Inc. (a former business unit of Immunopharmaceutics Inc.) for 16 years working her way up from laboratory technician to the Manager of Operations. Prior to QED she worked for another leader in the polyclonal antibody industry, HTI Bio Products.

Jennifer is an energetic and detail oriented person who loves a challenge.



Gina Urbach, Labratory Technician

Gina Urbach, Lab Technician at Abcore, LLC, discovered that she enjoyed working in the lab over 15 years ago. Her experience began at HTI Bio-Products where she worked her way up to supervising the entire ELISA laboratory. When HTI Bio-Products was purchased and relocated by Strategic BioSolutions. Gina then started at QED Bioscience doing all purifications and quality control assays. Gina is looking forward to applying all her experiences into new exciting challenges at Abcore.



Sarah Grosse, Product Supply Specialist

Sarah Grosse, Product Supply Specialist at Abcore, LLC, has over 15 years of experience in customer service. She has also helped to run 2 successful businesses for over 8 years. She is patient and provides fantastic customer support over the phone in addition to handling almost all our inventory, and all of the packages Abcore sends out to customers on a daily basis.