Gayane Bogdanova graduated from the Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia. She started her career as a Chemical Engineer at the Institute of Biophysics of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation. She has professional experience in AstraZeneca, Sanofi and Merck Serono. Since 2008, she has been dealing with quality assurance and start-up projects on quality systems development in Russian branches of international companies. She has localization and transfer experience, including dealing with biotechnological products.