Soren Mogelsvang, Ph.D.


Dr. Mogelsvang earned his Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry from the University of Cambridge, England, and is currently VP of Research and Development at Caerus Discovery.  Over the past decade, he has worked as Manager and Head of Cell Biology at ATCC, Director of Laboratory and Production at Affinity BioReagents, Instructor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and at the Biotech company Maltagen Forschung.   He brings expertise in discovery and translational research, as well as extensive experience in laboratory management.

Research Interests

Therapeutic and diagnostic antibody development, subtractive immunization, biomarker discovery.

Research Program

Caerus Discovery, LLC is a privately owned company based on the Prince William Campus of George Mason University in Manassas, VA. Caerus was founded by Cohava Gelber, PhD, MBA, and Soren Mogelsvang, PhD, who bring over 40 years of combined scientific experience and scientific leadership in discovery and development of antibody therapeutics for human diseases. The company is focused on discovery of new molecular targets for cancer, autoimmune, inflammatory and infectious diseases, as well as development of its second-generation subtractive immunization platform to unravel novel targets and molecules for diagnostic and therapeutic applications.

Selected publications

  • Donohoe BS, Mogelsvang S and Staehelin LA. 2006. Electron tomography of ER, Golgi and related membrane systems. Methods, 39:154-162.
  • Mogelsvang S and Howell KE. 2006. Global approaches to study Golgi function. Curr Opin Cell Biol, 18: 438-443.
  • Mogelsvang S, Marsh BJ, Ladinsky MS and Howell KE. 2004. Predicting function from structure: 3D structure studies of the mammalian Golgi complex. Traffic, 5:338-345.
  • Wu CC, MacCoss MJ, Mardones G, Finnigan C, Mogelsvang S, Yates JR III and Howell KE. 2004. Organellar Proteomics Reveals Golgi Arginine Dimethylation. Mol Biol Cell, 15:2907-2919.
  • Mogelsvang S, Gomez-Ospina N, Soderholm J, Glick BS and Staehelin LA. 2003. Tomographic evidence for continuous turnover of Golgi cisternae in Pichia pastoris. Mol Biol Cell, 14:2277-2291.