2011 Program Co-Chairs

Phillip B. Maples, PhD
Vice President of Technical Operations
Gradalis, Inc.
Kelvin G.M. Brockbank, PhD
President & Chief Science Officer
Cell and Tissue Systems, Inc.
TOPICS:
» Collection » Concentration
» Freezing (Cryopreservation) » Formulation and Packaging
» Transportation (Cold Chain) » Ex Vivo Processing
» Storage » Testing
» Separation and Selection » Patient Delivery
» Feeding, Harvest, and Washing Strategies  

2011 Program Schedule

  Sunday, April 3, 2011

4:00 pm–7:00 pm Welcome Reception (Half Moone)

  Monday, April 4, 2011

7:00 am–8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast (Nauticus, 3rd Floor)

8:00 am–8:30 am Meeting Overview (Nauticus, 3rd Floor) & Exhibit Setup (Half Moone)

8:30 am–10:00 am Plenary – Contaminant Detection and Prevention (Nauticus, 3rd Floor)
& Exhibit Setup (Half Moone)

10:00 am–10:30 am Morning Break (Half Moone)

10:30 am–11:15 am Nicolas Taquet Tumor Biorepository: Quality Parameters,
Collection Kit Design, and Operational Logistics
Director of Manufacturing and
Facilities Operation
Gradalis, Inc.

11:15 am–12:00 pm Christopher J. Larson Assay Panels for Characterization and
Release of Cellular Therapeutics
Manager - Flow Cytometry and Cell Biology
WuXi AppTec Inc.

12:00 pm–1:30 pm Lunch (Half Moone) and Poster Presentations from 1:00 pm-1:30 pm (Half Moone)

1:30 pm–2:15 pm Ramjay Vatsan, PhD Cell Based Gene Therapy Strategies and Issues
Biologist/Reviewer
FDA CBER

2:15 pm–3:00 pm Shirley Bartido, PhD Factoring QA into the Production of Therapeutic
Vaccines for Phase I/II Gene Therapy Clinical Trials
QA Manager, Cell Therapy and
Cell Engineering Facility
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

3:00 pm–3:30 pm Afternoon Break (Half Moone)

3:30 pm–4:15 pm Harry L. Malech, MD Stem Cell Therapies for Chronic
Granulomatous Disease (CGD)
Chief, Laboratory of Host Defenses and
Head, Genetic Immunotherapy Section
NIAID, NIH

5:00 pm–5:45 pm Keynote Address – US Government Strategies for Medical Countermeasures
and Pandemic Influenza Vaccines
(Half Moone)
Robin A. Robinson, PhD
Director & Deputy Assistant Secretary
BARDA/ASPR/HHS

5:45 pm–8:00 pm Pirates of Hampton Roads Reception (Half Moone)

  Tuesday, April 5, 2011

7:30 am–8:30 am Continental Breakfast (Half Moone)

8:30 am–8:40 am Kelvin G.M. Brockbank, PhD Introduction to Cell Cryopreservation
President & Chief Science Officer
Cell and Tissue Systems, Inc.

8:40 am–9:15 am Allison Hubel, PhD Cryopreservation of Adult-Derived,
Hematopoietic and Mesenchymal Stem Cells
Professor and Director of the
Biopreservation Core Resource (BioCoR)
University of Minnesota

9:15 am–10:00 am Sandhya Buchanan, PhD Preserving the Differentiation and Clonogenic Potential
of Human Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells
During Lyophilization and Ambient Storage
Associate Principal Scientist
Intervet Schering-Plough Animal Health

10:00 am–10:30 am Morning Break (Half Moone)

10:30 am–12:00 pm Technology Workshops (Half Moone)

12:00 pm–1:30 pm Lunch (Half Moone) and Poster Presentations from 1:00 pm-1:30 pm (Half Moone)
plus Baculovirus Reference Material Meeting (By Invitation)

1:30 pm–3:00 pm Special Sessions on Flexible Facilities and Systems, plus Presentations in the
Baculovirus Expression Track.
(Half Moone)

6:00 pm–9:00 pm Jazz Banquet at Scotty Quixx

  Wednesday, April 6, 2011

7:30 am–8:30 am Continental Breakfast (Half Moone)

8:30 am–9:15 am Barry Holtz, PhD
presented by Phil Maples
Greenvax and NCTM as Examples of
Flexible Manufacturing Systems
President
G-Con, LLC

9:15 am–10:00 am Sophie Lelièvre, DVM, PhD The Fourth Dimension of Tissue Culture for Disease
Prevention: Timing, Engineering and Next Generation Models
Associate Professor of Basic Medical Sciences
Purdue University,
School of Veterinary Medicine

10:00 am–10:30 am Morning Break (Half Moone)

10:30 am–11:15 am Uma Lakshmipathy, PhD Novel Gene Delivery Platforms to Create Labeled Stem Cells
Principal Scientist
Life Technologies

11:15 am–12:00 pm Joyce Frey-Vasconcells, PhD Stability Studies for Cell Therapies
Executive Director, PharmaNet Consulting
PharmaNet Development Group, Inc.

12:00 pm–1:30 pm Lunch (Half Moone) and Poster Presentations from 1:00 pm-1:30 pm (Half Moone)

1:30 pm–2:15 pm Phillip B. Maples, PhD Development, Manufacturing and Clinical Results of the FANG Autologous Tumor Cell Vaccine
Vice President, Technical Operations
Gradalis, Inc.

3:00 pm–3:30 pm Afternoon Break (Half Moone)

3:30 pm–5:00 pm Plenary – Contamination Detection and Prevention – Discussion and Wrap-Up
(Nauticus, 3rd Floor)
& Exhibit Teardown (Half Moone)