3 Exclusive Speaker Interviews Released ahead of Microbiology West Coast Virtual Conference
SMi Group reports: Key microbiology speaker interviews released ahead of SMi's 4th Annual Microbiology West Coast Conference, taking place in less than two weeks.
By: SMi Group
Interested parties can register now at US$499 for pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms and US$999 for vendors and commercial firms at http://www.pharma-
The following are excerpts from the three exclusive microbiology experts:
What is the greatest challenge for you to personally overcome within the pharmaceutical microbiology field currently?
"ATMPs force us to develop new CMC strategies and to re-evaluate well established micro concepts. The future of pharmaceutical microbiology lies in the close collaboration with process development and manufacturing. We have to be more than just a testing lab."
Friedrich von Wintzingerode, QC Lead iNeST Project (Individualized Neoantigen Specific Therapy) Genentech, Inc.
The pharmaceutical microbiology industry has matured significantly in previous years, what key developments have you witnessed in the last year within the field?
I have seen a great focus on automation and digitization in recent years. There is increased
collaboration in the industry to find flexible solutions to drive forward rapid microbial methods
coupled with advanced data analysis and automation to get results faster and in turn, make
Lynn Johnson, Principal Scientist, Takeda
How would you like to see the pharmaceutical microbiology market develop in the future and
where do you think the biggest growth area will be in the next few years?
"The biggest growth area in the next few years will be to move away from traditional compendial methods and implement real time methodology on the shop floor."
Chrisitine Massaro, Director, Sterile & Microbiology Quality Assurance, Organon
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SMi's 4th Annual Pharmaceutical Microbiology West Coast Conference
Conference: June 17 - 18, 2021
Interactive Workshop: June 16, 2021
Virtual Conference: Online Access Only