Course Description

Industrial Food & Drug Fermentation and Separation Biotechnology Short Course

 

The Texas A&M University System

Presents the

Fermentation and Separation for the Food & Drug Industries:
Principles, Process, Recovery, and Product


Short Course

Organized
by

Separation Sciences Program
Food Protein Research & Development Center
Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station
The Texas A&M University System
College Station, TX 77843-2476

February 8-12, 2015
College Station, TX

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SHORT COURSE LECTURES

Sunday, February 8, 2015
5:00 PM

Registration, Hilton Hotel

5:30 PM Welcome and Annoucements - YongJae Lee
6:00PM

Social/Mixer @ Boston's (optional)

   
Monday, February 9, 2015
7:50 AM
Bus leaves Hotel for TIPS, Texas A&M University Campus
8:10 AM Introduction - Welcome & Announcements - YongJae Lee
8:40 AM "The Growth and Metabolism of Microorganisms Used for Production of Metabolites" - J. Sefan Rokem
9:30 AM "Microbial Physiology: Growth of Cells, Population and Nutrition " - Osama Ibrahim
10:10 AM Refreshments and Group Photo
10:30 AM "Organic Acids by Fermentation " - J. Stefan Rokem
11:10 AM "Preventing Contamination in Large-Scale BioFermentation Processes" - Christiane Waldron
12:00 PM Lunch
1:30 PM "Medium Formulation for Industrial Fermentations " - J. Stefan Rokem
2:20 PM "Microbial Fermentation: Enzymology, Metabolic Pathways and Fermentation Aspects " - Osama Ibrahim
3:00 PM Refreshments
3:20 PM "Immobilized Cell Reactor: Advantages and Disadvantages" - Donal F. Day
4:20 PM Round-Table -  YongJae Lee
 

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
7:50 AM
Bus leaves Hotel for TIPS, Texas A&M University Campus
8:10 AM "Considerations for Bioreactor Process Development in Single Use Systems " - Loe Hubbard
9:00 AM "Protein Quantification & Characterization - BLI Applications in Bioprocessing" - Elizabeth Brunyak
9:50 AM Refreshments
10:10 AM "Introduction to Tangential Flow Filtration" - Kevin Marino
11:00 AM "Fundamentals of Ceoncentration & Diafiltration" - Kevin Marino
12:00 PM Lunch
1:30 PM "Introduction to Depth Filtration-Focus on Cell Clarification" - Ken Mabery
2:30 PM Refreshments
2:50 PM

Demonstrations: Process Development for Bioprocessing-From Upstream to Downstream -

Loe Hubbard, Elizabeth Brunyak, Kevin Marino, & Ken Mabery

4:30 PM Round Table - YongJae Lee
 
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
7:50 AM
Bus leaves Hotel for TIPS, Texas A&M University Campus
8:10 AM "Upstream Industry for Microbial Fermentation" - Jiyoung Lee
9:00 AM "Bioreactor Design Based on Applications for Microbial Fermentation " - Jiyoung Lee
10:00 AM Refreshments
10:20 AM Demonstrations: WAVE Bioreactor- Byron Sample & Jiyoung Lee
12:00 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Demonstrations: XDR-10 Bioreactor - Byron Sample & Jiyoung Lee
2:30 PM Refreshments
2:50 PM Demonstrations: Normal Flow Filtration for Harvest - Byron Sample & Jiyoung Lee
3:40 PM

"Single-Use (Disposable) Technologies in Biomanufacturing" - Jiyoung Lee

4:30 PM Roundtable - YongJae Lee
 
Thursday, February 12, 2015
7:50 AM
Bus leaves Hotel for TIPS, Texas A&M University Campus
8:10 AM "Microfluidic Bioreactor Array for High-Throughout Screening" - Arum Han
9:00 AM "Points to Consider During Scale-Up and Scale-Down for Industrial Fermentation Technologies " - Dharti Pancholi
10:00 AM Refreshments
10:20 AM "Effective Processes for Downstream Purification " - Daniel H. Bar
11:40 AM Roundtable - Yongjae Lee
12:00 PM Graduation Lunch @ Texas A&M Rudder Tower - University Club
1:30 PM Bus leaves Rudder Tower for NCTM
1:40 PM "Single-Use Technologies for Aspetic Fermentation " - Michael V. Pishko
2:40 PM Refreshments
3:00 PM "Design of Experiments for Fermentation Operations" - Michael V. Pishko
3:30 PM Demonstrations: Aseptic Fermentation for the Production of Biologics- Matthew Johnson & Joan R. Hernandez
4:30 PM Wrap up and bus leaves for hotel.

OBJECTIVES OF SHORT COURSE

LOCATION AND FACILITIES

All lectures will be held at TIPS (Texas A&M Institute for Preclinical Studies) and NCTM (National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing) on the Texas A&M University Campus. 
Participants will be taken by bus to Cater-Mattil Hall (TAMU Campus) for daily afternoon demonstrations.

       

ACCOMMODATIONS AND TRANSPORTATION                                             

Reservations for lodging should be made directly by the attendee. A block of rooms has been reserved at the College Station Hilton and Conference Center for the short course participants at the special rate of $115/night plus tax for single or double occupancy. Ask for the rate specifically and mention the group code "FERM15". Hotel reservations must be received before January 18, 2015 in order to get the special rates. You can make your reservations by telephone, fax, or internet. Shuttle service is provided from Easterwood Airport to and from the Hilton Hotel. Shuttle service can be arranged by calling the Hilton (979) 693-7500.                                

Hilton College Station & Conference Center
801 University Dr. East, College Station, Texas 77840, USA
Tel: 979-693-7500
Fax: 979-260-1931
http://hiltoncs.com

 

REGISTRATION

The registration fee for the short course and pilot plant demonstrations includes Sunday evening mixer, daily lunch, refreshments at breaks, local transportation, a short course eBook manual, and certificates of completion. Registration fee is $1,495 if paid in full by January 18, 2015. After this date, registration fee is $1,595. A black & white paper manual/binder is available for an additional $150 fee.

There is a 10% registration discount if three or more individuals from the same organization register for the short course. Academic discounts may be applicable if space is available.

          

Make checks payable to TEES (Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station) and mail to TEES Fiscal Office, 3124 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-3124. Registration fees are not refundable, but substitute personnel may be sent by the same firm.

Mail the registration form and a copy of your check to Short Course Coordinator (See address on registration application form). Space is limited; therefore, applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 

For additional information, write, call, fax or email:

Dr. YongJae Lee Marcy Bundick
Program Head, Separation Sciences Short Course Coordinator
Food Protein R&D Center Food Protein R&D Center
Phone: 979.845.2758 Phone: 979.845.2741
Fax: 979.845.2744 Fax: 979.845.2744
Email: yongjaelee@tees.tamus.edu Email: shortcourse@tamu.edu

 

INSTRUCTORS

Daniel H. Bar, Vice President/General Manager, Amerida, Division of Eurodia Industrie

Elizabeth Brunyak, Technical Sales Specialist, Pall Life Sciences

Donald F. Day, Professor, Audubon Sugar Institute, Louisiana State University

Arum Han, Associate Professor, Director of NanoBio Systems Lab, Texas A&M University

Joan R. Hernandez, Technical Lab Coordinator, NCTM, Texas A&M University

Loe Hubbard, Bioreactor Applications Manager, Pall Life Sciences

Osama O. Ibrahim, Consultant Biotechnology, Bio Innovation

Matthew Johnson, Technical Laboratory Coordinator, NCTM, Texas A&M University

Jiyoung Lee, Marketing Manager, Bioprocess, GE Healthcare

YongJae Lee, Program Head, Separation Sciences, Food Protein R&D Center, Texas A&M University

Ken Mabery, Manager - Western US, Pall Life Sciences

Kevin Marino, Manager - Eastern US, Pall Life Sciences

Dharti Pancholi, Senior Process Engineer, P&F Engineering NNE Pharmaplan

Michael V. Pishko, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University; Director of the National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing

J. Stefan Rokem, Hebrew University - Hadassah Medical School, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Byron Sample, Field Application Scientist, BioProcess, GE Healthcare

Christiane Waldron, Senior Engineering Manager, Kaneka North America LLC