9th Spring Meeting


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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

  • Plasmid and Virus Development
  • Delivering Genes to Mammalian Cells
  • Cell Line Development and Characterization
  • Media Development
  • Feed and Harvest Strategies
  • Virus/VLP Production and Characterization
  • Protein Expression and Optimization
  • High-Throughput Screening
  • Biopesticide Applications

Viral Vectors & Vaccines

Chaired By:

Otto-Wilhelm Merten, PhD
Généthon
Mercedes Segura, PhD
bluebird bio Inc.

Topics

  • Plasmid Development
  • Upstream and Downstream Process Development
  • Scale-Up
  • Potency Assays
  • Yield Optimization
  • Formulation Development
  • Storage and Stability
  • Vector Characterization
  • Analytical Methods Development and Validation
  • Use of Reference Standards
  • Serum-Free Media Development and Application

Cellular Therapies

Chaired By:

Martin A. Giedlin, PhD
Poseida Therapeutics, Inc.
Gary K. Lee, PhD
Sangamo 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