Monday, September 25, 2017 • 1:00pm – 5:30pm
Workshop sponsored by: Bio-Rad Laboratories

Overview:
Join industry peers and thought leaders and discover novel approaches to purify biomolecules and quantify impurities in downstream processes. This workshop will focus on strategies for virus and monoclonal antibody purification, viral clearance, and aggregate removal challenges. A panel discussion on downstream processing considerations and requirements will conclude the workshop followed by a networking reception to collaborate with industry professionals.

1:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks:
Dr. Carsten Voß, Application Specialist, Process Chromatography, Bio-Rad Laboratories

1:15 Challenges and Opportunities for Improved Resins for the Chromatographic Processing of Biopharmaceuticals
Giorgio Carta, Ph.D., Lawrence R. Quarles Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia

1:45 Effective Processes for Virus Purification 
Xuemei He, PhD, R&D Manager, Process Chromatography, Bio-Rad Laboratories

2:15 Virus Clearance by Chromatography
Tareq Jaber,  PhD, Senior Supervisor, Process Evaluation , Biologics Testing Solutions,  Charles River Laboratories

2:45 Break

3:00 Droplet Digital PCR for Host Residual DNA Quantification
Musaddeq Hussain, PhD, Principal Scientist, Merck Research Laboratories
 
3:30 Non-Affinity Purification Strategies for IgMs
Priv.-Doz.Dr. Carsten Voß, Application Specialist, Process Chromatography
 
4:00 Panel Discussion: Downstream Processing - Considerations and Requirements
Giorgio Carta, University of Virginia
Musaddeq Hussain,Merck Research Laboratories
Tareq Jaber, Charles River Laboratories
Xuemei He, Bio-Rad Laboratories
William Rushton, M.S., Process Chromatography Support Scientist, Bio-Rad Laboratories
Min Zhu, Ph.D., Director, Protein Science in Process Science, Boehringer Ingeilheim

4:40 - Networking Reception

A main conference registration is not required to attend this workshop.  Limited seats available.

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