Meet the InVivo Team

Our team of experts with over 20 years of experience in protein production are available to customers and their projects at any time. For every question InVivo has a specialist in house to guarantee cost-effective and high-quality services. The focus is to find unique and comprehensive solutions by our team of experts for each individual project and supporting the customer in all requirements.

We look forward to supervising your project.

Dr. Nils Morgenthaler

Dr. Nils Morgenthaler

MBA - Managing Director

About Dr. Nils Morgenthaler

Dr. Nils Morgenthaler studied medicine at the University of Ulm and wrote his academic thesis in endocrinology. He completed his training at the university hospitals of Ulm and Leipzig, and at King’s College Hospital in London, specializing in internal medicine.
He left clinical medicine in 1997 to work for BRAHMS GmbH and played a key role in bringing novel in vitro diagnostic assays from bench to bedside, including TSH-receptor autoantibodies, Procalcitonin and Copeptin. After getting an executive MBA from the University of Potsdam, he became General Manager for GILUPI GmbH, and subsequently, Vice President for Clinical Business Development at BRUKER Daltonics in Bremen. He joined InVivo Biotech Services as General Manager in 2017.
Dr. Morgenthaler has more than 20 years of management experience in the diagnostic industry, and a long track record of research collaborations, with over 200 scientific publications covering the fields of endocrinology/diabetes, infectious diseases/sepsis, cardiology and oncology.

Caterina Farnleitner

Caterina Farnleitner

Head of Antibody and Protein Production

About CATERINA FARNLEITNER

Caterina holds a Master´s degree in Chemistry with a specialization in Biochemistry and Protein production. Caterina has proudly represented InVivo’s Marketing and Business Development department for more than 10 years. She managed acquisitions, contributed to market outreach and optimized internal functions. 2019 onwards, she absorbs process control responsibilities in Antibody and Protein production while continuing as the chief consult for expanding InVivo’s business internationally.

Dr. Tim Welsink

Dr. Tim Welsink

Head of R&D Services

About Dr. Tim Welsink
Tim’s academic background is the field of biochemistry. He studied at Freie Universität Berlin and Michigan State University and obtained a diploma degree in biochemistry. During his doctoral research in developing novel autoimmune assays at Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, he experienced the value of industrial contribution in academia. He joined InVivo in 2014 as head of the Molecular Biology department focusing on expression and purification of recombinant proteins, including recombinant antibodies.
Jennifer Suhr

Jennifer Suhr

Head of Kits & Consumables

About Jennifer Suhr
Jennifer completed her Master studies in 2004 as a biologist at the Humboldt University in Berlin with a focus on microbiology and molecular biology. After graduation, she worked in areas of cell culture, molecular biology and assay development. At Immunochemical Intelligence GmbH (ICI), she headed the “Production” department for seven years and then the “Quality Control” department with a focus on immunoassays. After the merger of ICI with InVivo BioTech Services GmbH in 2018, she took over the management of the “Operations” division in Berlin. Since May 2019, she heads the department of “Kits & Consumables”.
Dr. Susanne Wolfenstetter

Dr. Susanne Wolfenstetter

Head of Sales & Customer Service

About Dr. Susanne Wolfenstetter
After finalizing her diploma in Biology at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg with focus to molecular biology and genetics, she gained her PhD working on subcellar sorting mechanisms of membrane proteins in plants. She spent two years as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, USA. With four years of initial sales experience, she joined InVivo in 2018 as Business Development Manager USA, before she was promoted to Head of Sales and Customer Service in 2019. Since then, she has deftly steered Business Development, Customer Service, Sales and Marketing activities. In her present role, Susanne keeps a tab on all key internal and external activities pertaining to ongoing orders, worldwide sales and new acquisitions. Moreover, she also coordinates Marketing activities and is responsible for website content as well as marketing materials and brochures.
Dr. Julia Knospe

Dr. Julia Knospe

Sales & Customer Service

About dr. Julia Knospe
Julia completed her studies in 2010 as a biologist at the Freie Universität Berlin with a focus on genetics and molecular biology. During her doctoral thesis at the Max-Planck-Institute for molecular genetics she worked with DNA-encoded chemical libraries. She joined InVivo in 2015 and has worked both in the R&D Department and in Sales & Customer Service. In her present role as employee of Customer Service and Sales team, Julia is in-charge of key customers and new acquisitions in the DACH Region. Apart from customers, she also handles an umbrella of responsibilities under marketing as well as internal processes.
Sandra Dittmann

Sandra Dittmann

Sales & Customer Service

About Sandra Dittmann

Sandra acquired a Diploma in Biotech Engineering as well as her Masters of Science in Drug Development from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany and Strasbourg (France). She spent close to 9 months in Ipswich, USA as a part of her Diploma Thesis and holds additional experience of close to 6 years in laboratory research. She joined InVivo in 2019 to support a growing base of customers in the DACH and North American Region. In addition to being a key member of the Customer Service team, she is in-charge of InVivo’s social media engagement and represents the team in networking events.

Torsten Schulz

Torsten Schulz

Senior Scientist and Immuno Assay Specialist

About Torsten Schulz
Torsten received a degree in Biology from the University of Rostock. He focused his professional career on the discovery of pharmacologically active proteins and peptides, and set up an analytical laboratory in Berlin-Kreuzberg to characterize biopharmaceuticals. For over 10 years, he has supported our customers in their immunoassay projects and helped them gain market entry and FDA approval.