BPI West Starts Today in Santa Clara – Don’t miss these exciting talks and activities

BPI West 2019 begins March 11th in Santa Clara. The conference is focused on providing companies the opportunity to share ideas, strategies, and solutions to overcome challenges at every stage of development. Cell Culture Dish/Downstream Column will be attending and blogging from the event. Please don’t miss our BPI West related blogs over the next month.

It is not too late to attend

Get your Exhibit Hall Pass to BioProcess International West 2019 or Attend the Conference by Registering Onsite
Meet the global CMOs, CROs, suppliers and technology leaders who can accelerate your product to market by getting a pass to BPI West’s exhibit hall, open March 12-13 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Learn more at https://lifesciences.knect365.com/bpi-west/exhibit-hall-pass

If you are attending, don’t miss these exciting talks and activities! Interesting Talks in Each Track. Here are some examples:

Plenary Sessions Presentations

Challenges and Opportunities in Development of Innovative Vaccines for the 21st Century

Rahul Singhvi, ScD – Chief Operating OfficerTakeda Vaccines, Inc

The Innovator’s Dilemma – Organizing to Drive Performance in a Global Biologics Manufacturing Network

Eric Fallon, Ph.D – Senior DIrector, PT Technology, Innovation, and MSATGenentech, Inc.


Technology Workshops:

Tuesday

Chromassette®, a 3D printed modular chromatography platform enabling next-generation, hyper-productive bioprocess purification

Masayoshi Nagaya – Sr. Global Technology ManagerJSR Life Sciences

Single-Use Polymers and Performance

Janelle Rupkalvis – Field Applications EngineerEntegris

High-Throughput Development of Perfusion Processes and Implementation of Scalable and Flexible Intensified Manufacturing Strategies

Melisa Carpio – Global Technology ConsultantSartorius Stedim

Improved Clone Selection in Crude by Combining Titer and Glycan Screening on the Octet

Viraj Palkhiwala – Product Manager,ForteBio – Biologics by Molecular Devices

Wednesday

Modifying mAb glycosylation through cell culture medium supplementation BD Select™ GlycanMod Pak 100

Neelanjan Sengupta, PhD – Senior ScientistBD Biosciences Advanced Bioprocessing

C1 expression platform updates as the alternative to CHO. Sanofi Aventis, Mitsubishi and others sign up

Matthew Jones – Chief Commercial OfficerDyadic International Inc.

A pragmatic approach to layout and automation when designing a new biomanufacturing facility

Peter Genest – Director of Automation Offerings and Strategy, GE Healthcare Life Sciences

IS Sf Insect – A New Medium Supporting High-Density Insect Cell Growth

Lu Chen, PhD – Sr. Scientist, FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific

Thursday

Avid Case Study – Taking your molecule through process validation

Dave Briggs, PhD – Sr. ManagerAvid Bioservices, Inc. and William Leonardi, PhD – Project Manager, Avid Bioservices, Inc.

Efficient Protein Production Process in Mammalian Cells – Scale and Quality

Mark Fox, PhD – Director, ATUM (formerly DNA2.0)

Next generation technologies that yield higher quality CHO clones and intensified gene to GMP timelines

Nigel Shipston, Ph.D – Director, Program Design, FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies


Cell Culture Dish and Downstream Column Sponsor Activities:

BD Biosciences – Booth 503

Technology Workshop – Wednesday

Modifying mAb glycosylation through cell culture medium supplementation BD Select™ GlycanMod Pak 100

Neelanjan Sengupta, PhD – Senior ScientistBD Biosciences Advanced Bioprocessing


Beckman Coulter – Booth 704


Eppendorf – Booth 500

Exhibiting DASbox MiniBioreactor Parallel System, the BF320 and BF120 Benchtop systems in the booth as well as the full line of single-use vessels.

Posters:

Role of Impeller Design for the Cultivation of Stem Cells in Stirred-Tank Bioreactors

rAAV Production in BioBLU® 3c and 10c Single-Use Vessels


Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies  – Booth 721

Technology Workshop Thursday:

Next generation technologies that yield higher quality CHO clones and intensified gene to GMP timelines

Nigel Shipston, Ph.D – Director, Program Design, FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies


GE Healthcare Life Sciences – Booth 312

Talks:
Tuesday
10:00 Next generation biomanufacturing and facility implementation: technical advances in manufacturing technologies to improve process productivity

Parrish Galliher, Chief Technology Officer, Upstream, GE Healthcare 

2:15 Cellulose fiber protein A adsorbent is paving the way for the future of mAb purification

Jerome Pezzini, Scientist, DSP Breakthrough Skill Center, Sanofi 

2:45 Enabling efficient biomanufacturing with digital innovation

Harlan S. Knapp, Business Development Manager, GE Healthcare

Wednesday
Technology Workshop

A pragmatic approach to layout and automation when designing a new biomanufacturing facility

Peter Genest – Director of Automation Offerings and Strategy, GE Healthcare Life Sciences

For more information on product showcases, please see – http://landing1.gehealthcare.com/BPI-West-2019.html


JSR Life Sciences  – Booth 307

Technology Workshop

Tuesday

Chromassette®, a 3D printed modular chromatography platform enabling next-generation, hyper-productive bioprocess purification

Masayoshi Nagaya – Sr. Global Technology ManagerJSR Life Sciences


Kaneka – Booth 718


MaxCyte  – Booth 823


MilliporeSigma – Booth 405

Talks:

Tuesday 10:00-11:00

Beyond Bioprocessing 4.0: Enabling Technologies, Analytics, & Leveraging the new
Digital Era

Panelists:

  • Nuno Pinto, Senior Scientist, Merck & Co
  • Thibault Dutronc, Associate Scientist, EMD Serono
  • Alessandro Butte, Senior Scientist and lecturer at ETH Zurich, Co-founder and CEO of DataHow at ETH Zurich
  • Michael Phillips, Head of Next Generation Bioprocessing Applications & Innovation, MilliporeSigma

Moderator:

Merrilee Whitney, Head of BioContinuum™ Platform for Next Generation Bioprocessing, MilliporeSigma

Wednesday 1:40-2:10

A Holistic Approach to Upstream Viral Safety

 

Craig Jackson, Senior Product Manager, Biosafety, Process Solutions, MilliporeSigma

For more information on MilliporeSigma activities, please see http://www.emdmillipore.com/US/en/20190109_162143?bd=1


Pall Life Sciences – Booth 717

Monday 12:30-1:00

Virus Safety For Continuous Processing

Mark Schofield, Ph.D. – Principal R&D EngineerPall Biotech

Wednesday 2:45-3:15
Flexible & Smart Facilities – Industry Challenges

Loe Cameron – Director of Analytics & ControlsPall Corporation


Repligen – Booth 506

Wednesday 7:15-7:45

Scalable pre-packed column performance from 1mL – 100L

Adam Nelson – Technical Support SpecialistRepligen Corporation

Sudhir Prabhu, Field Application Specialist will be on site and will be available to discuss poster:

High Productivity Harvest: A Novel Approach to Fed-batch Process Intensification


Roche Custom Biotech – Booth 504

Talks:
Tuesday 2:45-3:15

Integrated Data Management from Research to GMP Production in Pharma Biotech

Tim Noetzel, Ph.D Process Automation Manager, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany

Wednesday 2:15-2:45

Automation and Digitalization in Upstream Process Development: Embedding Advanced Microscale Bioreactors (ambr) In an Efficient Sample and Data Workflow

Timo Frensing, Ph.D Senior Scientist, Large Molecule Research, Roche Pharma Research and Early Development, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany Presentation

For more information, please see Roche BPI Flyer


Sartorius Stedim – Booth 412

Technology Workshop

High-Throughput Development of Perfusion Processes and Implementation of Scalable and Flexible Intensified Manufacturing Strategies

Melisa Carpio – Global Technology ConsultantSartorius Stedim


Thermo Fisher Scientific – Booth 300