2017 Best of BIOT Awards

The Best of BIOT award recognizes the best presentations from the BIOT division at the National Meeting. We are happy to acknowledge the 2017 Best of BIOT award winners. Award winners will discuss their work in the Best of BIOT Webinar Series. Congrats to all the winners!

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Live webinars will be held on the dates listed. To register, click here. The cost is $190 per industrial registration. Academic coupon codes to waive the fee are available upon request (email BIOT@premierwebinars.com).


Downstream Process Development
September 27, 2017 from 12-1pm EST


Investigating domain contributions to antibody retention in chromatography systems

-Julie Robinson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute/Merck & Co.


Overcoming limitations of high throughput scale chromatography columns to facilitate the evaluation of extended resin lifetime

-Chloe Andersen, Amgen


Upstream Process Development
October 4, 2017 from 12-1pm EST


Development of a CHO-based cell-free platform for the synthesis of active monoclonal antibodies as a potential high-throughput screening tool”

-Rey Martin, Northwestern University/MedImmune


Identification of genes that rescue deficient DNA double-strand break repair in Chinese hamster ovary cells

-Xiaolin Zhang, University of Delaware


Biosimilars & Drug Products
October 11, 2017 from 12-1pm EST 


Addressing the challenge of higher-order structure assessment of biologics with 2D NMR

-John Marino, National Institute of Standards and Technology 


Learning from small data in the era of big data for real-time biopharmaceutical process monitoring

-Aditya Tulsyan, Amgen


Emerging Technologies & Bio-Based Products
October 18, 2017 from 12-1pm EST 


Rewiring genome structure with programmable CRISPR-Cas tools to physically reposition genes

-Jesse Zalatan, University of Washington 


Multilevel engineering of the upstream aromatic module in Saccharomyces cerevisiae for high production of polymer and drug precursors

-Miguel Suastegui, Iowa State University


Biomolecular & Biophysical Processes & Peterson Award
October 25, 2017 from 12-1pm EST 


Multidimensional data visualization and data mining for characterization of long term protein phase behavior

-Marieke Klijn, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology 


Effect of co-solutes on viscosity and structure of highly concentrated monoclonal antibodies

-Jessica Hung, University of Texas


Quality By Design
November 01, 2017 from 12-1pm EST  


Perspectives on the impact of quality by design (after a decade in the making!)” 

-Brian D. Kelley, Genentech