Dr. Edmond Biba is a Principal Scientist in the General Chapters Department-Science Division at United States Pharmacopeial Convention.
Since joining USP in 2001, Dr. Biba served as a scientist in the Research and Development Laboratory and in the Reference Standards Evaluation Department.
Prior to joining USP in 2001, Dr. Biba was a National Research Council-Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Postdoctoral Fellow in the Medicinal Chemistry Department of Experimental Therapeutic Division.
Dr. Biba received his Ph.D. in Chemistry-Synthetic Organic Chemistry from the American University, Washington DC, and a B.Sc./M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering/Chemistry from University of Tirana, Tirana, Albania.
Dr. Biba is member of Sigma Xi – The Scientific Research Honor Society, American Chemical Society, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, ICH’s Residual Solvents Q3C (R9) and Mutagenic Impurities M7 (R2) Working Groups, and a member of Product Quality Technical Committee (PQTC) of the Product Quality Research Institute (PQRI).