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Emerging Biotech Upstream Forum

Speed to clinic: direct route from cell line to bioreactor

ADC | Merck

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

South San Francisco, CA
Hilton Garden Inn
San Francisco Airport North
670 Gateway Boulevard

Thursday, November 16, 2017

San Diego, CA
DoubleTree Del Mar
11915 El Camino Real

Join us and your peers for the Emerging Biotech Upstream Forum to discuss latest trends, innovations, and technologies to help you speed up your molecule to clinic: from cell line development to bioreactor scale-up.


10:30 - 11:00Registration
11:00 - 11:50The CHOZN® GS cell line: Optimized reagents and processes for biopharmaceutical cell line development
 Kate Achtien, Senior R&D Scientist, MilliporeSigma
11:50 - 12:40MilliporeSigma’s advanced capabilities in media development
 Avril A. Lawshé, Senior R&D Scientist, MilliporeSigma
12:40 - 1:00Break
1:00 - 1:30BioReliance® services: From clone selection to cell bank release
 Jennifer Hayne, Sales Director for BioReliance® Biologics Testing, MilliporeSigma
1:30 - 2:00From concept to market: Development of biologics from start to finish
 Dana Crouse, Associate Director Business Development BioReliance® End-to-End Solutions, MilliporeSigma
2 :00 - 2 :15Wrap Up

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 Forum” 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.

We are Now One

Merck Millipore + Sigma-Aldrich =
the life science business of Merck

Operating in the U.S. and Canada
as MilliporeSigma

Venue:  Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco Airport North
670 Gateway Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 940801

Venue:  Thursday, November 16, 2017

DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego - Del Mar
11915 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130