10th Spring Meeting


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Viral Vectors & Extracellular Vesicles

Chaired By:

Mercedes Segura, PhD
bluebird bio Inc.
Aaron Noyes, EngD
Codiak BioSciences
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:

Martin A. Giedlin, PhD
Poseida Therapeutics, Inc.
Lisa Stehno-Bittel, PhD
Likarda, LLC

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


Viral Vaccines

Chaired By:

Diane Wyatt
Wyatt CytoConsulting

Topics

  • Cell Line Characterization and Banking
  • Suspension Versus Attachment Dependence
  • Cell Expansion / Scale-Up
  • VLPs Versus Modified Live
  • Media and Process Optimization
  • Animal Component Management
  • Single-Use Systems and Components
  • Infection and Yield Optimization
  • Harvest and Clarification
  • Purification
  • Assay Development
  • Animal Testing