10th Spring Meeting



Viral Vectors

Chaired By:

Mercedes Segura, PhD
bluebird bio Inc.
Lawrence C. Thompson, PhD
Pfizer, Inc.

Topics

  • Plasmid Development
  • Upstream Process Development & Scale-Up
  • Potency and High-Throughput Assays
  • Downstream Process Development
  • Formulation, Storage, and Stability
  • Product Characterization
  • Analytical Methods Development and Validation
  • Application of Reference Standards & Materials


Cellular Therapies

Chaired By:

Lisa Stehno-Bittel, PhD
Likarda, LLC
Martin A. Giedlin, PhD
Poseida Therapeutics, Inc.
Jason N. Carstens, PhD
Pluristyx, Inc.

Topics

  • Tissue and Cell Collection
  • Cell Selection
  • Ex Vivo Processing
  • Media Development
  • Feeding, Harvest, and Washing Strategies
  • Cryopreservation and Storage
  • Potency Assays/Dosing
  • Release Testing
  • Formulation and Packaging
  • Transportation
  • Patient Delivery
  • Regulatory Considerations
  • Cell Transfection


Baculovirus Expression Technology

Chaired By:

Dominic Esposito, PhD
Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
António M. Roldão, PhD
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (iBET)

Topics

  • Human Vaccines: Large-Scale Production and Clinical Trials
  • Veterinary Vaccines
  • Baculoviruses as Insecticides
  • Comparability Studies: BEVS Versus Other Expression Systems
  • Baculovirus-Based Processes in Gene Therapy
  • Advances in Structural Biology Using BEVS
  • Synthetic Biology for BEVS Engineering
  • Systems Biology for Bioprocess Engineering