September 18, 2013
11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT

Sponsored by
Protein Simple

Symposium Course Description:

Join us for a technical seminar on the use of Micro-Flow Imaging (MFI) with automation for particle characterization. Dan Bach Kristensen, Senior Pharmaceutical Scientist at Takeda Pharma, will describe a recent study comparing manual to automated high throughput methods on the MFI 5200 with Bot1 Autosampler. Attendees will learn how to implement automation to increase throughput and standardize sample handling.

Learning Objectives:

  • Methods for sub-visible particle characterization of protein formulations in analytical testing
  • Use of automation for higher throughput sampling and standardization
  • Statistical techniques for evaluation of particle characterization data

Who Should Attend:

  • Scientists in Analytical Testing
  • Scientists in Formulation Development
  • Scientists who need to evaluate sub-visible particles in protein formulation
  • Senior managers leading teams in process/formulation development

Program Agenda:

15 minutes: Opening and MFI introduction (Angelica Olcott, Ph.D, ProteinSimple)

30 minutes: Manual and Automated Methods for Particle Characterization using MFI (Dan Bach Kristensen, Ph.D, Takeda Pharma)

15 minutes: Q & A session

Speaker Information:

Angelica Olcott, Ph.D
MFI Product Manager

Angelica OlcottAngelica Olcott Biography:
My career in product marketing has focused on analytical systems to support the biopharmaceutical industry as well as large academic centers. During the past 10 years, I specialized in laboratory automation and personal flow cytometry, and recently combined these two interests as the lead product manager for Micro-Flow Imaging at ProteinSimple. I am interested in how this technology can be used to evaluate particle contaminants across a variety of protein formulations and biological samples. Prior to joining industry, I completed doctoral research in molecular pharmacology, involving peptide-based and anti-oxidant strategies for autoimmune disorders.

Senior Product Manager, ProteinSimple December 2012 to Current
Senior Product Manager in Flow Cytometry, EMD Millipore, 2010-2012
Product Manager in Laboratory Automation, Beckman Coulter, 2003-2010

Dan Bach Kristensen, Ph.D.
Senior Pharmaceutical Scientist
CMC Center Roskilde

Dan Bach KristensenDan Bach Kristensen Biography:
As a protein chemist I initially worked in the field of proteomics (1996 to 2004) and later with the development of biopharmaceuticals (2004 to present). A key focus of my work has been to evaluate and solve aggregation challenges of biopharmaceutical products, ranging from small peptides to large protein (recombinant antibodies), including manual and automated analysis of sub-visible particles by Micro-Flow Imaging.

Senior Pharmaceutical Scientist, Takeda Pharma, 2008
Principal Scientist, Maxygen, 2004 - 2008
Senior Scientist, MDS Denmark, 2003 - 2004
Research Scientist, MDS Proteomics, 2001 - 2003
Project Leader, Japan Science & Technology Corporation, 1997 - 2001
Research Scientist, Japan Science & Technology Corporation, 1996 - 1997

Moderator Information:

Danielle Mello
Marketing Events Specialist