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Industrial Advisory Board

The Industrial Advisory Board is composed of scientific and business leaders from major biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. The board guides the MBP in academic and administrative matters in the following ways:

 

 

Our annual Board meeting serves as the main forum for program review and deliberation. The meeting also provides the opportunity for current students to present their research to the board, network, and express their opinions about the program anonymously.



Industrial Advisory Board Members


dupont

Jason Backus
Technology Manager

DuPont Industrial Biosciences

boesiger

Jeff Boesiger
Director of Operations,

Strategy & Planning

Baxter Healthcare

Pfizer

Susan Casnocha, Ph.D.
Associate Research Fellow

and Group Leader
Culture Process Development

Pfizer Global Biologics

 

collins

Paul C. Collins, Ph.D.
Senior Director

Small Molecule Design and Development
Eli Lilly and Co.

collins

Shivani Gupta.
Associate Scientist
Amgen


Harris

Latonia Harris, Ph.D.
Principal Scientist, Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing Sciences
Janssen Biotech, Inc

koller

Manfred R. Koller, Ph.D.
Vice President, Business Development

Miltenyi Biotec

 

koller

Andy Lin, Ph.D.
Process & Research Development

Genentech

 

McDowell

Christi McDowell, Ph.D.
Director of Upstream Process Development

Novavax, Inc.

Mostafa
Sigma S. Mostafa, Ph.D.

Director, Upstream & Downstream Process Development
KBI Biopharma 

 

Joe Palac

Senior Production Supervisor
AbbVie

 

piret

James M. Piret, Sc.D.
Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Michael Smith Laboratories
University of British Columbia

Carl Radosevich
MBP Alumnus

Business Intelligence & Product Supervisor

Panasonic Healthcare

Francisco Rausa, Ph.D.

Senior Principal Research Scientist, Future Therapeutics & Technology
AbbVie

Schmelzer

Albert Schmelzer, Ph.D.
Principal Scientist, Development Process Cell Culture

MedImmune

 

roush

David Roush, Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist
BioPurification Development

Merck


David Russell

David Russell, Ph.D.
Director of Biotechnology Prospecting

Monsanto


David Russell

Vic Vinci, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer - Vice President Process Development

Cook Pharmica

 

 

 

Past Industrial Advisory Board Members

     

Amrani
David Amrani,
Ph.D., FAHA
Consultant
Biocompatibility, Hematology, Devices & Regenerative Medicine 
Amrani Consulting LLC

Genentech

Kathy Carswell, Ph.D.
Senior Engineer

Genentech

cameron

Doug Cameron, Ph.D.
Co-President & Director

First Green Partners


lonza

Edna S Choi, CSSBB

MBP Alumna

OE Manager
Operational Excellence

Lonza


Emery

Eric Emery
Vice-President, Manufacturing (Retired)

PDL BioPharma


Gu

Xuejun ‘Sherry’ Gu, Ph.D.
Advisor
CMC Project Management

Kelley

Aaron Kelley, Ph.D.
Biorefineries Industry Leader, Regional Marketing Director, Asia Pacific

DuPont

Industrial Biosciences


Lee

Steven S. Lee, Ph.D.
Global Head, Technical Operations & CEO, Singapore

DRL Biologics

dupont

Vasantha Nagarajan, Ph.D.
Technical Fellow
Biochemical Sciencea & Engineering CR&D

DuPont

Rosen

Michael S. Rosen
Vice-Chair,

Business Advisory Board

Cures Within Reach Foundation

 

 

Genentech

Inn Yuk Ph.D.
Senior Group Leader and Principal Engineer
Early Stage Cell Culture
BioProcess Development, PTDU

Genentech

dupont

Vinod Srinivasan,
MBP Alumnus

Research Associate
Biomass Applications Group
DuPont Industrial Biosciences

Papoutsakis

E. Terry Papoutsakis, Ph.D.
Eugene DuPont Chair
Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Delaware Biotechnology Institute

University of Delaware

Abbott
Christopher Tomas, Ph.D.
Principal Pharmaceutical Scientist
AbbVie