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WEBINAR - Biomanufacturing Basics: From Upstream to Downstream and (almost) Everything In-between

Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 8:00 AM until 10:00 AM
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TOPIC: Biomanufacturing Basics: From Upstream to Downstream and (almost) Everything In-between

TOPIC DESCRIPTION: Dr Rawle will address the following topics:

  • An overview of the biomanufacturing process
    • How are cells taken from 1mL vial to 20,000L bioreactors?
    • Bioreactor & culturing fundamentals
    • Conventional vs. single-use technologies
    • Basics of cleanroom dynamics
    • Introduction to purification systems & analytics
    • Quality management systems
  • Biomanufacturing for biologics vs. cell & gene therapies
  • Overview of regulations governing biomanufacturing
  • Biomanufacturing in the Seattle area
  • Biomanufacturing training programs at Shoreline Community College

SPEAKER: Dr. Rachel Rawle

SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY: Rachel Rawle, PhD, is a professor of biology and biotechnology at Shoreline Community College. She has been involved in creating biomanufacturing training programs for adult learners as well as dual-enrolled high school students at SCC. These programs are designed to prepare students for direct transition into entry-level biomanufacturing positions. She currently teaches Principles of Biomanufacturing I-III, Bioreactors & Cleanroom Dynamics, Cell Culture, and Microbiology. Rachel received her PhD in Microbiology from Montana State University (Bozeman) and has previously worked as a QC Microbiologist (Pharmatech, Lindon, UT), college instructor (MSU, Huazhong Agricultural University, China University of Geosciences, Health Works), and RNA sequencing data analysis consultant (MSU). Rachel loves gardening and trying new recipes.

WHO: Clinical, regulatory, quality, manufacturing and legal

Attendance at this meeting may be applied as 1.5 points towards RAC re-certification

All attendees must be registered. Access to education content is a benefit of membership or guest attendance. The link to the webinar is intended for the registered person ONLY and any access/distribution of materials beyond the individual registrant is strictly prohibited. Viewing rights are not transferable and cannot be combined by multiple parties without express permission. Thank you for your understanding.
This webinar will be recorded.