Lola Jiménez-Alfaro

Lola Jiménez-Alfaro| Open Lab Manager

Lola holds the position of Open Lab Operations Manager, supporting the implementation and monitoring of Open Lab projects, meeting compliance regulation. She coordinates contractual negotiations for approved Open Lab projects in collaboration with academic liaison and legal.

Lola joined Smithkline Beecham in 1996 as a Screening Scientist for natural product identification on different cellular and enzymatic screens. She moved into the Compound Management arena in 2000 where she was a key contributor in the implementation and change management of processes to enable drug discovery in Spain, pioneering highly customer focused supply chain operations; Lola worked  in the design and implementation of the first Drug Discovery factory that foster he industrialization of the screening activities. She pioneered the software solution to support the management of the GSK Compound Library in Spain

Lola has an extensive background in Early Drug Discovery with particular emphasis in Sample Management, Lab Automation Supply Chain and Process Improvement initiatives

Lola holds a degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.