5th Annual Science Meeting

October 10-11th 2018
British Medical Association House, Central London
Come and join the bioprocessing community at our 5th Annual Science meeting. Registration is open!
https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/BioProNET2018meeting

“The 2017 meeting was one of the most interesting and educational that I have attended in a while!”

Dates
Early April – registration opens
July 6th – registration closes for places with accommodation
July 6th – deadline for short talk abstracts
September 28th – registration closes for day delegates (sooner if capacity is reached)

Wednesday October 10th
10.15-10.30 Welcome, achievements and what for BioProNET
Designing more efficient cell-expression systems
10.30-10.55 Kerstin Otte
 University of Applied Science Biberach, Germany Identification and characterisation of intracellular production bottlenecks in CHO cells producing complex biopharmaceuticals
10.55-11.20 Colin Robinson University of Kent Development of next generation E. coli platforms for the regulated production and periplasmic targeting of biotherapeutics 
11.20-11.30 Michael Plevin University of York Can an archaeal helicase enhance the performance of a nanopore DNA sequencer?
11.30-11.55 Nathan Lewis – University of California San Diego, USA Engineering CHO cells with enhanced traits with multiplex genome editing

11.55-13.10 Lunch

Building expression systems into optimised process
13.10-13.35 Gary FinkaGlaxoSmithKline Developing a next-generation cell line development platform through targeted automation, analytics and informatics
13.35-14.00 Sophia Hober Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden The human secretome project
14.00-14.10 Gary Montague Teesside University Improved preservation of biologics by continuous intensified lyophilisation
14.10-14.35 Tarit Mukhopadhyay University College London Manufacturing the future at less than a $1 a dose and meeting global health needs
14.35–15.00 Natalio Krasnogor Newcastle University Synthetic portabolomics: bridging the gap between the lab bench and industry to speed up the development of new biotech products

15.00-15.45 refreshment break and networking

The clinic and beyond
15.45-16.10 Caroline Barelle Elasmogen soloMERä Biologics: Site-specific therapeutic biologics for the treatment of inflammatory disease
16.10-16.35 Phil Cater Leaf Expression Systems Plant produced biologics – process economics
16.35-16.45 Michael Plevin University of York Can an archaeal helicase enhance the performance of a nanopore DNA sequencer?
16.45-16.55 Invited short talk

Hotel check-in
18.30 Poster session
20.00 Conference dinner

Thursday October 11th
Upstream meets downstream – rapid process development
9.00-9.25 Paul Dalby University College London New analytical methods for chromatography; further downstream to formulation
9.25-9.50 Yvonne Genzel Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Germany Intensified cell-based viral vaccine processes: from continuous to perfusion and to hybrid systems
9.50-10. 15 Chris van der Walle MedImmune Manufacture and characterisation of nanoparticles encapsulating nucleic acids
10.15-10.25 Dave Brockwell University of Leeds Investigating the effects of hydrodynamic force on the structure and biological integrity of a viral vector gene therapy product
10.25-10.35 Invited short talk
10.35-10.45 Pernille Harris Technical University of Denmark Solution structure and self-association of pharmaceutical proteins

11.00-11.40 refreshment break and networking

Molecular characterisation of process quality
11.40-12.05 Mike Betenbaugh Johns Hopkins University, USA Glycoengineering of mammalian cell lines to improve product quality
12.05-12.30 Laura Palomares National Autonomous University of Mexico Challenges of bringing recombinant vaccines to the market: A case study for a influenza vaccine
12.30-12.40 Perdita Barran University of Manchester Top-down mass spectrometry methods for full characterisation of biopharmaceuticals
12.40-12.50 Invited short talk
12.50-13.15 Jonathan Bones The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training, Ireland Characterisation of biopharmaceuticals using intact protein separations hyphenated to high resolution native mass spectrometry

13.15-14.00 Poster prizes and lunch
14.00-16.00 Optional collaboration-building session

Timings may change due to logistical needs

Registration is open!
https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/BioProNET2018meeting

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