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Upstream Development Summit

ADC | Merck

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Farmer & the Seahorse
10996 Torreyana Road Ste 240
San Diego, CA

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Genesis Tower
1 Tower Place
South San Francisco, CA

Join us and your peers for the Upstream Development Summit for mAbs and Gene Therapy to discuss latest trends, innovations, and technologies to accelerate your upstream process development.

Refreshments will be served at South San Francisco Location.

Agenda* - San Diego Agenda

8:30 - 9:00 Welcome
 
9:00 - 9:35 Rapid Cell Line Development using CHOZN and UCOE
  Joe Orlando
 
9:35 - 10:10 Upstream Process Development: A CHOZN® Case Study Demonstrating Significant Optimization and Scale-up Points to Consider
  Mike Cunningham
 
10:10 - 10:25 Immediate Advantage Program: Liquid Media and Buffer Capabilities
  Ryan Gilbert
 
10:25 - 10:40 Break
 
10:40 - 11:10 Hi-titer expression in CHO cells, importance of the cell type, expression cassette design and statistical approach
  Dana Crouse
 
11:10 - 11:45 Characterizing biologics in the context of clone selection
  Omar Lamm
 
11:45 - 12:20 Process Development for Gene Therapy
  Elie Hanania
 
12:20 - 1:30 Wrap up, followed by Lunch + Posters + Networking
 

Agenda* - South San Francisco Agenda

1:00 - 1:30 Welcome
 
1:30 - 2:05 Rapid Cell Line Development using CHOZN and UCOE
  Joe Orlando
 
2:10 - 2:45 Upstream Process Development: A CHOZN® Case Study Demonstrating Significant Optimization and Scale-up Points to Consider
  Mike Cunningham
 
2:50 - 3:15 Immediate Advantage Program: Liquid Media and Buffer Capabilities
  Ryan Gilbert
 
3:20- 3:50 Break: refreshment, posters and networking
 
3:50 - 4:25 Hi-titer expression in CHO cells, importance of the cell type, expression cassette design and statistical approach
  Dana Crouse
 
4:30 - 5:05 Characterizing biologics in the context of clone selection
  Omar Lamm
 
5:10 - 5:55 Process Development for Gene Therapy
  Elie Hanania
 
6:00 Wrap up & close
 

The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in the US and Canada.

*Agenda subject to change. Attendance to the “Upstream Summit” is limited and available to pharma/biopharma manufacturers and academics only. The offer does not extend to any company that provides products or services to the pharma/biopharma industry. Merck reserves the right to revoke or refuse participation at any times.

Lunch and coffee breaks are provided courtesy of Merck. Travel costs, hotel accommodations and any other costs incurred are at the expense of the attendees.

Venue:  Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Farmer & The Seahorse
10996 Torreyana Rd Ste 240
San Diego, CA 92121

Venue:  Thursday, June 20, 2019

Genesis Tower
1 Tower Place
South San Francisco, CA