This webinar will detail practical implementation of innovative technologies and solutions such as multi-attribute method, modernized cell line development workflow using high-yield cell lines and automated systems, next generation purification resins. The webinar will also showcase best practices and strategies such as phase appropriate quality systems, and integrated drug substance – drug product solutions that leverage standardized technology platforms. By highlighting these technologies, best practices and scale-up strategies, the webinar will deliver a toolbox of methodologies to successfully fast track biologics development and potential pitfalls if these solutions are improperly implemented.

Featured Speaker

Frank Ritacco

Director, Scientific and Technical affairs, Bioprocess Sciences
ThermoFisher Scientific

Frank Ritacco has a PhD in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics from Rutgers University, and more than 24 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

Prior to joining Thermo Fisher Scientific, Frank has worked at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Unigene Laboratories and Wyeth Research. His areas of expertise include mammalian cell culture, microbial fermentation, cell line development, media development and optimization, process development, scale-up, tech transfer, and clinical manufacturing.

In his current role at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Frank oversees new technology development in the bioprocess and manufacturing sciences, driving scientific innovation and collaboration between internal and external partners. Frank also leads a team of technical subject matter experts who provide support for sales and business management, while also interfacing with customers and the biopharmaceutical community.


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