Advancing Manufacture of Cell and Gene Therapies VI

An ECI Conference Series

January 27-31, 2019
Loews Coronado Bay Hotel
Coronado, California, USA


Conference Organization

Conference Chairs:

Dolores Baksh, GE Healthcare
Rod Rietze, Novartis
Ivan Wall, Aston University

Poster Chairs:

Prof. Corinne Hoesli, McGill University
Prof. Joaquim Cabral, IST Lisbon, Portugal

Graduate Student Liaison: Elizabeth Cheeseman

Conference Program with Posters

Cell and Gene Therapies Award

PURPOSE:  The Advancing Manufacture of Cell and Gene Therapies Award recognizes outstanding contributors to the development and commercialization of Cell-Based Therapies. Past recipients include Bob Nerem, Kim Warren, and Peter Zandstra.

Greg Russotti

The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) and Engineering Conferences International are pleased to announce that Greg Russotti of Celgene is the recipient of the 2019 Award for Advancing Manufacture of Cell and Gene Therapy.  The award will be presented at the Advancing Manufacture of Cell and Gene Therapy VI conference, January 27-31, 2019 in Coronado, California.  Full Bio

Award Presentation to Greg Risotti by Barry Buckland

Poster Awards

 Runner-Up Best Snapshot

Sébastien de Bournonville – KU Leuven – Belgium

“Streamlining cell therapy manufacturing: Automated production and integrated data management”

Best Snapshot

Elizabeth Cheeseman – Loughborough University – UK

“Application of quality by design tools to upstream processing of platelet precursor cells to enable in vitro manufacture of blood platelets”

Runner-Up Best Graduate Student Poster

Christopher Perry – University College London – UK

“Automated filtration screening of lentiviral vectors with multiple envelope proteins”

Best Graduate Student Poster

Ruxandra-Maria Comisel – University College London – UK

“Economics of lentiviral vector processes”

Runner-Up Best Poster Presentation

Rachel Legmann – Pall Life Sciences – USA

“Scaling up and industrial the production and purification of viral vectors for therapeutic use: Challenges and progress”

Best Poster Presentation

Breanna Borys – University of Calgary – Canada

“Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modeling of single-use, vertical-wheel bioreactors as a predictive scale-up tool for large scale stem cell culture”

General Information about ECI

Engineering Conferences International (ECI) is a global engineering conferences program, originally established in 1962, that provides opportunities for the exploration of problems and issues of concern to engineers and scientists from many disciplines.

The format of the weeklong research conference provides morning and late afternoon or evening sessions in which major presentations are made. Available time is included during the afternoons for ad hoc meetings, informal discussions, and/or recreation. This format is designed to enhance rapport among participants and promote dialogue on the development of the meeting. We believe that the conferences have been instrumental in generating ideas and disseminating information to a greater extent than is possible through more conventional forums.

All participants are expected both to attend the entire conference and to contribute actively to the discussions. The recording/photographing of lectures and presentations is forbidden. As ECI conferences take place in an informal atmosphere, casual clothing is the usual attire.

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