Needham, MA (PRWEB) March 27, 2012
Cambridge Healthtech Institute is proud to announce the production of its Eighth Annual PEGS: the essential protein engineering summit. This comprehensive event features 12 tracks, 13 short courses, a pre-conference partnering forum for showcasing early stage companies, more than 300 speakers, 80 exhibitors, 100 posters and 1,200 attendees. Topics span from early stage discovery of new methods for protein expression and antibody engineering, to improved analytical techniques, and clinical results in the most promising areas of biotechnology. There is tremendous momentum and investment in biologics, and the PEGS Summit offers an unparalleled view of the field.
DISCOVERY STREAM CONFERENCES
- Phage and Yeast Display
- Engineering Antibodies
- Antibody Optimization
EXPRESSION STREAM CONFERENCES
- Difficult to Express Proteins
- Optimizing Protein Expression
- Purifying Antibodies
ANALYTICAL STREAM CONFERENCES
- Characterization of Biotherapeutics
- Protein Aggregation and Stability
ANTIBODIES STREAM CONFERENCES
- Antibodies for Cancer Therapy
- Bispecific Antibodies
- Antibody Drug Conjugates
KEYNOTE PRESENTERS INCLUDE
Steve J. Swanson, Ph.D., Executive Director, Medical Sciences, Clinical Immunology, Amgen, Inc.
Kurt A. Brorson, Ph.D., Division of Monoclonal Antibodies, Office of Biotechnology Products, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration
Amy Rosenberg, Director, Division of Therapeutic Proteins, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration
Alain Beck, Ph.D., Associate Editor, mAbs; Head, Physico-Chemistry Department, Centre d’Immunologie Pierre Fabre (CIPF)
Ivor Royston, M.D., Managing Partner, Forward Ventures
William H. Brondyk, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Director, Therapeutic Protein Discovery, Genzyme – A Sanofi Company
David R. Liu, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Harvard University
Rakesh Dixit, Ph.D., DABT, Vice President, Research & Development, Global Head, Biologics Safety Assessment, Pathology & LAR, MedImmune
David J. Roush, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, BioProcess, Protein Purification Development, Merck Research Labs
Ira H. Pastan, M.D., Chief, Molecular Biology, National Cancer institute, NIH
Anthony J. Coyle, Ph.D., Vice President & CSO, Centers for Therapeutic Innovation, Pfizer, Inc.
Gregory A. Weiss, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Chemistry, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, University of California, Irvine
John McCafferty, Ph.D., Research Director, Biochemistry, University of Cambridge
Thomas Laue, Ph.D., Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Director, Biomolecular Interaction Technologies Center (BITC), University of New Hampshire
Michael Gross, Ph.D., Professor, Chemistry & Immunology and Internal Medicine, Washington University
Advance registration rates are available until March 30, 2012. To view the program agenda and to register, please visit http://www.PEGSummit.com.
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