Special Edition: Advanced Course in Cellular Bioprocess Technology

image: Ravali Raju, Siguang Sui, and Wei-Shou Hu

4 Lectures: Industrial Participants $299, Academics $30


12:30 pm - 5:30 pm - Sunday, October 28, 2012


David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Room 306, 3rd Floor


This special edition of the advanced course in Cellular Bioprocess Technology is an abbreviated version of the annual summer short course offered at the University of Minnesota (http://cbt.umn.edu/). It is specifically designed for engineers to provide an overview of key aspects of cellular bioprocess technology and highlight the issues commonly faced in industry during cell culture process development.  The course material draws from more than two decades of process research and practical know-how and will provide participants with an understanding of the relevant physical principles in bioprocess operations.

Lecture Topics Include

  • Cell biology and physiology for process engineering
  • Medium design for cell culture
  • Fed-batch culture and dynamic nutrient feeding
  • Scale-up and scale-down of cell culture processes

Participating in this SBE/AIChE short course may qualify as CPC in certain jurisdictions. Attendees will receive a signed Professional Development Hours certificate at the end of the course.


Wei-Shou Hu, Ph.D.

Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota

Course Lecturer

Dr. Hu's research in cell culture technology deals with conventional and macroporous microcarriers, suspension culture, and cell-recycling systems.

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Anne Kantardjieff, Ph.D.

Development Scientist (Upstream Development), Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Course Lecturer

At Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Anne Kantardjieff is involved in the development of early and late phase clinical programs, including process development, scale-up, tech transfer and clinical manufacturing support. 

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Bhanu Chandra Mulukutla, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist, Cell Culture Process Development, Pfizer

Course Lecturer

Dr. Mulukutla is currently involved in efforts to develop newer technologies to improve cell culture process performance, through optimization of cellular metabolism.  

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Course Price

Industrial Participants $299, Academics $30 

In order to register for this course, please first register for the 2012 AIChE Annual meeting, clicking the button below.

If you're not planning on attending the meeting and would still like to register for this course, please call 800-242-4363.

image: Ravali Raju, Siguang Sui, and Wei-Shou Hu