Conference Short Courses*

Morning Short Courses

Monday, 2 November, 9:00 – 12:30


Engineering of Bispecific Antibodies

Co-Instructors:
Nicolas Fischer, Ph.D., Head, Research, Novimmune SA
Michela Silacci, Director, Discovery Research, Covagen AG, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of J&J

CHO Cell Engineering

Co-Instructors:
Simon Fischer, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Institute of Applied Biotechnology, University of Applied Sciences Biberach
Zhiwei Song, Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Bioprocessing Technology Institute, A*STAR
Additional Instructors to be Announced

Protein Purification Strategies: Dealing with Proteins that are Prone to Aggregate

Instructor:
Mario Lebendiker, Ph.D., Head, Protein Purification Facility, Wolfson Centre for Applied Structural Biology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Mutation and Selection Strategies for Multi-Parameter Antibody Optimization

Co-Instructors:
William (Jonny) Finlay, Ph.D., Senior Director, Development Lab, Global Biotherapeutics Technologies, Pfizer BioTx Research & Development
Orla Cunningham, Ph.D., Associate Director, External Global Biotherapeutics Technologies, Pfizer, Inc.


Dinner Short Courses

Thursday, 5 November, 18:00 – 21:00


Troubleshooting and Engineering of Antibody Constructs

Co-Instructors:
Jonas V. Schaefer, Ph.D., Head, High-Throughput Laboratory, Biochemistry, University of Zurich
Julia Neugebauer, Ph.D., Associate Director, Discovery Programs, Morphosys AG

Antibody-Based Cancer Immunotherapy

Co-Instructors:
Christian Klein, Ph.D., Head, Oncology Programs, Roche Pharmaceutical Research & Early Development, Roche Innovation Center Zurich
Jos Melenhorst, Ph.D., Director, Product Development & Correlative Sciences Labs, University of Pennsylvania

The Challenge of Protein Aggregation and Formation of Sub Visible Particles in the Development of Biopharmaceuticals

Instructor:
Tudor Arvinte, Ph.D., Chairman & CEO, Therapeomic, Inc.

Advanced Techniques for Characterization of Protein Aggregates, Particulates and Contaminants

Co-Instructors:
Matthew Brown, Ph.D., Life Science Specialist, Malvern Instruments
Amber Fradkin, Ph.D., Associate Director, Research & Development, KBI Biopharma
Stacy Kenyon, Ph.D., Scientist, Bioscience Development Initiative, Malvern Instruments



*Separate registration required for short courses