Meet the team

Operations Team 

Dr. Paul Tetteh Asare

Project Manager Microbiome

Paul earned his Ph.D. from ETH-Zurich, specializing in Microbiology. His post-doctoral research focused on the modelling of gut microbiota, as well as the characterization of probiotics and prebiotics contributing to projects in Ghana, South Korea, Sweden, and Switzerland, showcasing expertise in biobanking, genetic engineering, and next-generation sequencing. In addition, he is certified by RAPS for Regulatory Affairs. Paul joined Gnubiotics in 2021 as the lead scientist in Microbiology, where he leads the development of microbiome products, next-generation sequencing, biomarker discovery, and innovative advancements in the microbiome field.

Dr. Valesca Lindenberg

Project and Pipeline Manager

Valesca is an immunologist whose PhD in HHU Düsseldorf, centered around cellular immunity followed by a focus on innate immune cell metabolism during her postdoc at the FLI on the isle of Riems. Aiming to drive scientific findings into tangible assets, she focussed on technology transfer. In a TTO, organizations adjoining academia she grew her project and business development skills to guide innovations. Complemented by workexperience in medical affairs at pharmaceutical players Janssen Biotech (a J&J company) and Kyowa Kirin she joined Gnubiotics in 2023 to drive pipeline development.

Dr. Yong Miao

Manager Process Development & Analytics

Yong studied bioactive molecules chemistry in the University of Claude Bernard Lyon 1 in France and has completed his PhD in Macromolecules chemistry in the University of Sciences and Technologies in Lille, France. He has been working on formulation, process development & analytics in Food & Pharma industry since 2015. He joined Gnubiotics in 2018 and he is the process development & analytics manager.
Yong holds a lean six sigma black belt certificate, and he acts as the QC expert in manufacturing.