Going to Biopharmaceutical Development and Production Week? We are!

By on March 26, 2015
BDP week

Next week is Biopharmaceutical Development and Production week (BDP) in Huntington Beach. The conference focuses on  concept-to-commercialization of biologics.  Cell Culture Dish will be attending and blogging from the event. Please don’t miss our BDP related blogs over the next few weeks.

If you are attending, don’t miss these exciting talks and activities!

Interesting Talks in Each Track. Here are some examples:

Keynote Presentations

Engineering Novel Proteins and Protein Assemblies as Innovative Therapeutics, Vaccines, and Drug Delivery Vehicles
James R. Swartz, Ph.D., James H. Clark Professor, School of Engineering, and Professor of Chemical Engineering and of Bioengineering, Stanford University

Challenges and Opportunities in Pharmaceutical Development
Dana C. Andersen, Ph.D., Senior Director, Pharmaceutical Development, U.S. Biologics Technical Development, Genentech – a Member of the Roche Group

Manufacturing in a Global Market Place
TH Kim, Ph.D., President and CEO, Samsung BioLogics

Innovation in Biologics Manufacturing
Hitto Kaufmann, Ph.D., Vice President, Technology and Innovation, Sanofi Biologics, Germany


Upstream Processing

Efficient Bioprocess Monitoring Strategies Using Cedex Bio HT in the Development of Reliable and High Quality Biomanufacturing Processes
Tim Hill, Ph.D., Director, Upstream Process Development, Fujifilm Diosynth

High Octane Fed Batch: Process Intensification Reimagined
Rebecca Moore, Ph.D., Senior Scientific, BioProduction, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Evolution of Cell Culture Validation Studies as a Result of Lessons Learned from Implementing Quality by Design
Steve Meier, Ph.D., Principal Engineer and Senior Group Leader, Genentech


Antibody Drug Conjugate Development and Production

Development of a Site-Specific Conjugation Process Applicable to Monoclonal and Bispecific Antibodies
Ellen O’Connor, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, MedImmune

Clinical Development of ADCs – How are We Doing?
Robert Lutz, Ph.D., Vice President, Translational Research and Development, ImmunoGen, Inc.


Single-use Applications

A Point of Use Method for Leak Prevention in Single-Use Process Containers
Adam Sokolnicki, Biomanufacturing Engineer, EMD Millipore

Single-Use Fermentation – Performance and Evaluation
Surendra Balekei, Senior Product Manager, Single-Use Reactors and Mixers, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Integrating a Fully-Disposable Centrifuge a Completely Disposable Facility (200L Scale)
Brad Ebel, Manager, LSDL, Shire


Downstream Processing

Overcoming Reduction of Antibodies in Harvest Step
Michael Laird, Senior Scientist, Associate Director, Process Development, Genentech, Inc.

Integrated and Fully Continuous Processing of Recombinant Therapeutic Proteins – From Cell Culture Media to Purified Drug Substance
Veena Warikoo, Ph.D., Director, Purification Development, Genzyme


Manufacturing Efficiencies: Strategy and Technology

The Potential Impact of Biosimilars on Biomanufacturing Capacity
Thomas C. Ransohoff, Vice President & Principal Consultant, BioProcess Technology Consultants, Inc.

Supplier Management Best Practices
Patricia Turney, MBA, Executive Director, Medical Device & GMP Materials Supply Chain, Amgen


Flexible Facilities

Flexible and Multiproduct Facility: Single Use Technologies & Biocontainment Strategy
Jin Wang, Ph.D., Director, VDL2 Launch Manufacturing Facility, Industrial Operations, Sanofi Pasteur

Processes of the Future: Single Use, Closed and Continuous for Faster, Cheaper and Safer Manufacturing
Sebastien Ribault, Ph.D., Director Biotechnology/Life Science, Head of BioDevelopment Center, EMD Millipore

Single-Use Bioreactors for Commercial Production of Antibodies
Matt Croughan, Ph.D., Industry Professor and Founder of Bioprocessing Program, Amgen Bioprocessing Center at Keck Graduate Institute


Analytical Methods and Technologies

Real-Time Monitoring of ADC Conjugation Process
Ian Schwartz, M.S., Senior Engineering, ADC Process Development, Agensys, an affiliate of Astellas

Successfully Applying QbD Concepts to Develop a Robust Lyophilized Protein Therapeutic Product
Kevin Zen, Ph.D., Senior Manager, Biologics Development, Allergan


Quality and Control

Best Practices for Bringing Legacy Products up to Current Process Validation Standards
Monica Lent, Head of Process Validation and Knowledge, Genentech

Paradigm for Process Validation of Biopharmaceuticals
Kim H. Wong, Ph.D., Director, Facilities & cGMP Support, BioProcess Research & Development, Sanofi Pasteur Ltd.


Cell Culture Dish Sponsor Activities:

GE Healthcare Life Sciences – Booth 122

Technology Workshops:

Monday, March 30, 12:05 – Single-use Fermentation: Understanding Process Economy and Process Performance Ken Clapp, Product Manager, Bioreactors, GE Healthcare

Wednesday, April 1, 12:05 – Downstream Processing and New Technology for Continuous Chromatography Maria Ekblom, Senior Project Manager, Chromatography Systems, GE Healthcare

Wednesday, April 1, 12:05 – How to Rapidly Enable Flexible Biomanufacturing at the Site of Your Choice Vikas Gupta, Modality Leader, Bioprocess Solutions, GE Healthcare Life Sciences


Life Technologies/Thermo Scientific – Booth 103

Tuesday, March 31, 9:15 – Single-Use Fermentation – Performance and Evaluation
Surendra Balekei, Senior Product Manager, Single-Use Reactors and Mixers, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Tuesday, March 31, 2:15 – High Octane Fed Batch: Process Intensification Reimagined
Rebecca Moore, Ph.D., Senior Scientific, BioProduction, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Technology Workshop:

Wednesday, April 1, 12:05 – Capture Chromatography: Alternatives for Downstream Process Development
Shelly Parra, M.S., Sr. Field Application Scientist, Thermo Fisher Scientific


Roche Custom Biotech – Booth 203

Featured Products:

  • Cedex Bio and Bio HT Analyzers: Accurate and reliable metabolite and substrate analysis
  • Cedex HiRes Analyzer: high-resolution automated cell counter based on Trypan Blue technology
  • MycoTOOL PCR Mycoplasma testing kits: in-process and product release quality assurance
  • Glycoengineering portfolio: complete tool kit for glycosylation and analytics consisting of activated sugars, transferases and glycosidases
  • Recombinant Trypsin, GMP Grade: increased process safety in polypeptide production

EMD Millipore – Booth 319

Monday, March 30, 11:00 -A Point of Use Method for Leak Prevention in Single-Use Process Containers
Adam Sokolnicki, Biomanufacturing Engineer, EMD Millipore

Wednesday, April 1, 1:45 – Processes of the Future: Single Use, Closed and Continuous for Faster, Cheaper and Safer Manufacturing
Sebastien Ribault, Ph.D., Director Biotechnology/Life Science, Head of BioDevelopment Center, EMD Millipore


PALL Life Sciences – Booth 313

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