2015 BIOT Officers

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

  • Chair-Elect

    Eric Boder

    Career Development Associate Professor
    Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering 
    University of Tennessee 
    1512 Middle Drive
    Knoxville, TN 37996-2200 
    Phone: (865) 974-6363

  • Past-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

  • Secretary

    David Roush

    Merck and Co Inc
    2000 Galloping Hill Rd
    MS K15-2-H206
    Kenilworth, NJ 07033
    Phone: (908) 740-3204

  • Treasurer

    Glen Bolton

    Biogen-Idec
    14 Cambridge Center Building 8 Floor 3 O15
    Cambridge, MA 02142
    Work: (617) 679-2559

  • 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 (2013-15)

    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

    Food Science & Technology
    University of California - Davis
    Davis, CA 95616
    Phone: (530) 752-2922
    Fax: (530) 752-4759

  • Councilor (2014-16)

    Theresa Good

    Deputy Division Director 
    National Science Foundation  
    4201 Wilson Blvd Rm 655 
    Arlington, VA 22230
    Phone: (703) 292-2450

    Fax: (410) 455-1049

  • Councilor (2015-17)

    Sadettin Ozturk

    MassBiologic
    Head of process and analytical development
    460 Walk Hill Street
    Boston, MA 02126

  • Alternate Councilor (2013-15)

    Kurt Brorson

    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 
    318 White Hall 
    Villanova, PA 19085
    Phone: (610) 519-4947

  • Alternate Councilor (2014-16)

    Ranjan Srivastava

    Dept. of Chemical, Materials and Biomolecular Engineering 
    University of Connecticut
    191 Auditorium Road, Unit 3222
    Storrs, CT 06269
    Phone: (860) 486-2802
    Fax: (860) 486-2959

  • Alternate Councilor (2015-17)

    Cynthia Collins

    Associate Professor
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
    Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Troy, NY 12180
    Phone: (518) 276-4178

  • Awards Chair   (2014-16)

    Todd Przybycien

    Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
    Carnegie Mellon University
    5000 Forbes Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    Phone: (412) 268-3857

  • Peterson Awards Chair

    Cynthia Collins

    Associate Professor
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
    Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Troy, NY 12180
    Phone: (518) 276-4178

  • Communications Coordinator

    Varnika Roy

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

  • Web Programming Chair

    Nihal Tugcu

    Merck & Co Inc
    2000 Galloping Hill Road
    Mailstop K15-2-H206
    Kenilworth, NJ 07033
    Phone: (732) 594-0495
  • 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

  • 2016 Program Chair

    Peter Tessier

    Richard Baruch MD Career Development Associate Professor
    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    110 8th Street
    Troy, NY 12180
    Phone: (518) 276-2045

  • 2016 Program Chair

    Scott Tobler

    Merck and Co Inc
    2000 Galloping Hill Rd
    MS K15-3-H306
    Kenilworth, NJ 07033
    Phone: (732) 594-6486

  • Webmaster

    Mark Blenner

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