Cellular Bioprocess Technology Course at the University of Minnesota
August 6-9, 2018
New and Updated Course Notes for 2018
The course notes include have been completely updated! All attendees will receive a copy of the 2018 lecture notes, as well as a digital ebook.
Highlights in 2018!
- Practical examples in continuous biomanufacturing
- Biomanufacturing for virus vaccines and cell therapy
- Overview of product characterization and protein variants
- Focal topic on control of glycosylation
- Targeted integration and cell engineering
- In-depth discussion on metabolic shift and control of lactate metabolism
Intended Course Audience
- Engineers and physical scientists who wish to gain essential knowledge in cell biology and molecular genetics and learn the relevance of physical principles in bioprocess operations
- Life scientists who wish to learn facets of biology that relate to process engineering, as well as key engineering principles that can constrain and amplify biological potentials
- Those want to understand the "why" behind the "how" in cell culture bioprocessing
What You Can Expect From This Course
- Bioprocess design and operations: engineering principles in action
- Expert perspectives on emerging technological trends for biologics
- Efficient packaging of knowledge, succinct summary of how-to's, and effective passing-on of valuable experiences
- Optional computer and workshop sessions for cell culture data analysis
- Lessons learned and success stories from the past two decades
On-Site Company Short Courses
- Companies interested in providing their employees with a strong understanding of cellular processes and engineering have the option of holding an on-site, customized, two-day Cellular Bioprocess Technology short course taught by Professor Wei-Shou Hu.
- A growing number of companies are choosing this option. Recent offerings include courses at Genentech, Merck, BMS, and Amgen.
- For more information, see our on-site short course page.