Advanced Industrial Biomanufacturing Symposium 2016

Worcester Polytechnic Institute 

Biomanufacturing Education & Training Center

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Check out the April 2016 program for a sample of what to expect at future symposiums:

The inaugural session of a symposium on emerging technologies that will have a significant impact on the biomanufacturing industry in the near term.

Organized by the Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, the two-day Advanced Industrial Biomanufacturing Symposium will bring together industry and academic leaders to focus on new technologies, process developments and research findings.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Perfusion and continuous processing
  • Animal cell culture processes
  • New developments in process analytics
  • Stem cells as a platform technology
  • Novel plant-based expression systems
  • Risk management for biomanufacturing
  • Alternatives for filtration and chromatography
  • Design of experiments and data management

Keynote and Plenary Speakers


gnybergGregg Nyberg,  Director of Process Development at Amgen’s Pivotal Cell Sciences & Technology organization will deliver a plenary presentation titled “The Shrinking Footprint- Next Generation Technologies in Biomanufacturing”

Chun Zhang, Vice President and Head of BioProcess Development at Shire will deliver a keynote presentation titled “Biomanufacturing Innovations for the 21st Century: New Platform, New Challenges and New Opportunities”

Parrish G Presenter Symposium 2016

Parrish Galliher, Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Xcellerex, Inc., now a division of GE Healthcare Life Sciences, will deliver a keynote presentation titled “The Era of Bioprocess Innovation – Transformations in Cost, Quality and Speed”


Ralph L Presenter Symposium 2016

Ralph Lambalot, Vice President of Biologics Development & Manufacturing Launch at AbbVie will deliver a plenary presentation titled “Sustaining a Consistent Quality Profile Across Multiple Scales And Manufacturing Sites”

Session speakers will include experts from Biogen, Roche Custom Biotech, GE Healthcare, Cimetrics, Pall Life Sciences, FloDesignSonics, Millipore Sigma, Hart Design Group, PBS Biotech, MassBioEd Foundation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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