2014 BIOT Officers

  • Chair

    Scott Banta

    Professor
    Department of Chemical Engineering
    Columbia University
    820 Mudd, Mail Code: 4721
    500 West 120th Street
    New York, NY 10027
    Phone: (212) 854-7531

  • Chair-Elect

    Nitin Rathore

    Drug Product Process Development 
    Amgen Inc.
    MS 30W-3-A, One Amgen Ctr Dr. 
    Thousand Oaks, CA 91320 
    Phone: (805) 313-6393

  • Past Chair

    Hari Pujar

    Merck & Co., Inc.
    WP17-301
    Sumneytown Pike
    West Point, PA 19486 
    Phone: (215) 652-8177
  • Secretary

    Scott Tobler

    Merck and Co.
    Phone: (732) 594-6486
  • Treasurer

    David Roush

    Merck & Co., Inc.
    P.O. Box, 2000
    Rahway, NJ 07065-0900

  • Long Range Program Coordinator

    Claire Komives

    Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
    San Jose State University 
    1 Washington Sq. 
    San Jose, CA 95192-0082 
    Phone: (408) 924-4032
    Fax: (408) 924-4057

  • Councilor (2013-14)

    Weichang Zhou

    Weichang Zhou
    Vice President, Biologics Process Development
    WuXi AppTec Co., Ltd
    288 Fute Zong Road
    Shanghai 200131, China
  • Councilor (2013-15)

    Arindam Bose

    Pfizer Worldwide R&D
    MS 9185-248
    Eastern Point Road
    Groton, CT 06340
    Phone: (860) 441-6148
    Fax: (860) 715-8281

  • Councilor (2014-16)

    Sharon Shoemaker

    CIFAR
    University of California, Davis
    Davis, CA
    Phone: (530) 752-2922
    Fax: (530) 752-6578

  • Councilor (2014-16)

    Theresa Good

    Professor, Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
    University of Maryland - Baltimore County 
    ECS
    1000 Hilltop Circle
    Baltimore, MD 21250 
    Phone: (410) 455-3010

  • Alternate Councilor (2013-14)

    Sarah Harcum

    Department of Bioengineering
    Clemson University 
    Office: 208 Biosystems Research Complex
    Clemson, SC 29634
    Phone: (864) 656-6865
  • Alternate Councilor (2013-15)

    Kurt Bronson

    Serving in a personal capacity

    Division of Monoclonal Antibodies
    Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
    Food and Drug Administration

  • Alternate Councilor (2014-16)

    William Kelly

    Chemical Engineering 
    800 Lancaster Avenue 
    Villanova, PA 19085
    Phone: (610) 519-4947

  • Awards Chair   (2014-16)

    Todd Przybycien

    Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
    Carnegie Mellon University
    Doherty Hall 3109 
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    Phone: (412) 268-3857

  • Peterson Awards Chair

    Anne Kantardjieff

    Development Scientist II
    Alexion Pharmaceuticals
    14 Cambridge Center Building 8 Floor 3 O15
    Cambridge, MA 02142
    Phone: 617-679-2559
  • Communications Coordinator

    C. Zoe Hoeppner

    Industrial Liason & Lecturer
    Northwestern University
    Master of Science in Biotechnology Program 
    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
    Evanston, IL 60208 
    Phone: (847) 491-7402
  • Web Programming Chair

    John Mascariello

    Amgen, Inc.
    Seattle, WA 
    (206) 265-7114
  • Membership Chair

    Yonghyun (John) Kim

    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
    University of Alabama
    Box 870203
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0203
    Phone: (205) 348-1729

  • Membership           Co-Chair

    Varnika Roy

    Scientist II, PhD
    Cell Culture and Fermentation Sciences 
    MedImmune
    1 MedImmune Way 
    Gaithersburg, MD 20817 
    Phone: (301)-398-2891

  • 2015 Program Chair

    Matthew Lazzara

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    University of Pennsylvania
    220 S. 33rd St.
    107 Towne Building 
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Phone: (215) 746-2264
  • 2015 Program Chair

    Anne Kantardjieff

    Development Scientist II
    Alexion Pharmaceuticals
    14 Cambridge Center Building 8 Floor 3 O15
    Cambridge, MA 02142
    Phone: (617) 679-2559
  • Webmaster

    Mark Blenner

    Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    Clemson University
    207A Earle Hall
    Clemson, SC 29634-0909
    Phone: (864) 656-0290