Below is a list of confirmed speakers for BPI 2017.
Associate Director Process Modelling & Analytics
Dr. Udayanath Aich, Ph.D.
Principal Scientist, Bioanalytics
Dulce Aldana, Ph.D.
Senior Group Leader, Process Analytics
Jeff Allen, Ph.D.
Biosimilar Sciences Fellow
Associate Director of Quality Assurance
Scientist, BioProcess Engineering
Kathryn Aron, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Process Development
Vathani Arudchandran, Ph.D.
Product Quality Reviewer OBP, OPQ, CDER
U.S. Food &Drug Administration
Mario Barro, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Innovation
Rita Barros Costa
Senior Group Leader, Cell Culture Development, R&D
Senior Ressearch Associate, Pharma Technical Development, Purification Development
Brian Beyer, Ph.D.
Global Director, Bioprocessing Applications
Director of Operations
Meissner Filtration Products
Ed Boyden, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Media Lab and McGovern Institute Departments of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
David Brindley, MEng, DPhil, FRI, FRSA
IP Asset Ventures
Group Vice President Marketing & Product Management
Sartorius Stedim Biotech
Jose Castillo, Ph.D.
Chief Technical Officer
Technical, Cell Culture Pilot Plant
Shen Chen, Ph.D.
Director, PEH R&D Drug Product Contract Manufacturing Services
Therese Choquette, Ph.D.
Fellow, Cell and Gene Bioanalytics
Associate Director of Investigations, Production Technical Support
James Colandene, Ph.D.
Manager, Drug Product Sciences
Mathieu Colomb-Delsuc, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Electron Microscopy Technologies
BioPhorum Operations Group
Engineer, Manufacturing Sciences
Richard Dennett, Ph.D.
Voisin Consulting Life Sciences
Nandu Deorkar, Ph.D.
Vice President, Research and Development
Avantor Performance Materials
Associate Scientist II, Cell Culture Development
Marketing Communications Manager
Vice President, Business Management
Senior Principal Scientist
Christoph Freiberg, Ph.D.
Senior Scientific Consultant, Biologics
Vivek Kumar Garripelli, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist II, Biologics Formulation Development
Monika Geiger, Ph.D.
Senior Principal Scientist and Principal Group Lead, Formulation Development
Engineer II, Pharmaceutical Processing and Technology Development
Senior Engineer, Late Stage Cell Culture
Senior Research Scientist,
Lilly Research Laboratories Eli Lilly & Co.
Kapil Gupta, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Drug Product
Holly Haughney, Ph.D.
VP, Technology, Biopharmaceticals
Astellas Pharma, Inc.
Senior Engineer Integrity Testing
Process Engineer 1, Upstream Bioprocess Development
Lars Hovmand-Lyster, M.D.
Principal Scientist Recovery, Diabetes Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
Novo Nordisk, Denmark
Senior Advisor for CBRN and Pandemic Influenza
US Food & Drug Administration
Senior Director, Global Process Engineering
Professor of Bioprocess Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Sheffield
Canping Jiang, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Next Gen Manufacturing Platform Lead
New Technology Lead and Director, Center for BioManufacturing Sciences
Merck & Co., Inc.
Business Development Engineering Manager
Manager, Advanced Technology, Research & Development
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Jonah Kaplan, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Cell Culture Development, R&D
AbbVie Research Center
Subhash Kapre, Ph.D.
Technology Scientist/Process Engineer
Sung Hee Ko, Ph.D.
Bernd Kraemer, Ph.D.
Head Supplier Quality Management Americas
Vineet Kumar, Ph.D.
Johnson & Johnson
Scientist, Biologics Process Development
Engineer II, Manufacturing Sciences, Cell Culture
Senior Vice President, Biologics
Senior Product Manager, Fluid Management Technology
Sartorius Stedim Biotech FMT SAS
Scientist, Purification & Development
Vice President, Innovation and Application
Avantor Performance Materials
Peter Levison, Ph.D.
Senior Marketing Director, Downstream Processing
Pall Life Sciences
Chiali Liu, Ph.D.
Janssen Supply Chain
Research Associate and Technical Program Manager
Duncan Low, Ph.D.
Scientific Executive Director, Operations Technology
Scientist I, Purification Process Sciences
Sheila Magil, Ph.D.
BioProcess Technology Consultants
Frederic Mathot, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Drug Product R&D - Global Vaccines Technical R&D
Mukesh Mayani, Ph.D.
Scientist II (Process Development), Biologics Process Development
Sr. Technical Scientist II, MSAT
Brian Meyer, Ph.D.
Principal Scientist in New Technologies, Vaccine Drug Product Development, Bioprocess Research and Development
Merck Research Laboratories
Director of Marketing Integrated Bioprocess Solutions
Sartorius Stedim FMT S.A.S
Vice President, Global Quality
Senior Associate Scientist, Process Development & Manufacturing
Biogen Idec, Inc.
Jessie Ni, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer, R&D
Senior Engineer II, Drug Product, Engineering and Technology Organization
Senior Platform Architect
Senior Manager, Cell Culture Development, R&D
Scientific Leader, PPE Device Engineering, R&D Platform Technology & Science
Senior Engineer II, Manufacturing Sciences
Dean Pettit, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer and Founding Partner
Thorsten Peuker, Ph.D.
Vice President, Integrated Solutions
Sartorius Stedim Biotech GmbH
Alexey Rak, Ph.D.
Head of Bio Structure and Biophysics
Frank Riske, Ph.D.
Nadine Ritter, Ph.D.
President and Analytical Advisor
Global Biotech Experts, LLC
Just Biotherapeutics Inc
Mahsa Rohini, Ph.D.
Scientist, Pivotal Purification Process Development
Briana Russo, MSc.
Process Development Engineer II, Pre-Clinical Manufacturing & Process Development
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Associate Engineering Advisor, Biotech Manufacturing
Eli Lilly & Co
Karl Schilke, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Chemical Biological and Environmental Engineering
Oregon State University
Mark Schofield, Ph.D.
Principal R&D Engineer
Anna Schwendeman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Phamaceutical Sciences
University of Michigan
Senior Associate Scientist, Process Biochemistry
Scientist I, Manufacturing Sciences, Cell Culture
Chao Shi, Ph.D.
Data Scientist, Manufacturing Scientist I, Process Analytics, Global Manufacturing Sciences
Abhijit Shirke, Ph.D.
Scientist, Downstream Operations, CMC Biologics
Engineer II, Global Biologics Manufacturing Sciences and Technology (MSAT)
Genentech, a member of the Roche Group
Robert Simler, Ph.D.
Subhadra Singh, Ph.D.
Investigator, Biopharm Product Sciences
Joshua Speidel, Ph.D.
Managing Director, Commercial Practice Lead
Latham BioPharm Group, Inc., PMP
Arvind Srivastava, Ph.D.
Director, Formulation Development, CMC
Eli Lilly and Company
Indresh Srivastava, Ph.D.
Vice President, Process & Analytical Development, Senior Program Manager - Influenza
Protein Sciences Corporation
Edwin Vilanova Velez
MSAT Engineer, Finished Goods
Junxia Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Director, Immunosafety and Bioanalytical Development
Lu Wang, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Purification Development and Operations, CMC Biology
Teva Pharmaceutical Inc.
R. Thomas Warf
Director, Manufacturing, Facilities & Engineering, BARDA
US Department of Health & Human Services
Tariq Warsi, Ph.D.
Development Associate III
Head of Process Investigation & Innovation
Yongqi Wu, Ph.D.
Mark Yang, Ph.D.
Director of Fill Finish Development
Development Associate II, Analytical & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Camellia Zamiri, Ph.D.
Technical Development Senior Scientist, Late Stage Pharmaceutical Development
Senior Technical Officer & Portfolio Leader, Vaccine and Pharmaceutical Delivery Technologies
Zhikai Zhu, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Analytical Development, Process Sciences
Andrew Zydney, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Chemical Engineering
The Penn State University