2018 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 2018 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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End-to-End Bioprocessing

November 7, 2018 from 12-1pm EST 


Effects of protein and ligand structure on protein-multimodal ligand interactions in antibody systems

-Camille Bilodeau, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 


Developing an end to end bio-manufacturing platform for the new paradigm of SAM (Self Amplifying mRNA vaccines)

-Varnika Roy, GlaxoSmithKline


Biomolecular & Biophysical Processes 
December 11, 2018 from 12-1pm EST 


Engineered binding proteins as replacements for antibodies in immunoassays

-Hadley Sikes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 


Predicting the solubility of VLPs: Qualitative structure property relationship (QSPR) modeling applied to HBcAg VLPs

-Phillipp Vormittag, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology


Emerging Technologies
January 15th, 2019 from 12-1pm EST 


Controlled EGFR ligand display on cancer suicide enzymes for targeted intracellular delivery

-Rachel Lieser, University of Delaware 


Decoy TRAIL receptor CD264: A predictor of in vitro regenerative potential for mesenchymal stem cells

-Sean Madsen, Tulane University


Upstream Process Development
September 25th, 2018 from 12-1pm EST


Assessment of the genomic instability of CHO cells for cell line development

-Sofie O'Brien, University of Minnesota


Building a bridge between cell-free experimentation and cellular metabolic engineering

-Ashty Karim, Northwestern University


Downstream Process Development
October 16th, 2018 from 12-1pm EST


Case of the disappearing protein peak: Gradient elution behavior in HIC with U-shaped retention factor curves

-Arch Creasy, University of Virginia


In-line Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy as a versatile process analytical technology for preparative protein chromatography

-Adrian Sanden, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology