Fall Protein Technology User Group
“From Target ID to QC”

From target ID, cloning and expression to protein detection and characterization, QC and sample prep, PerkinElmer offers a wide portfolio of solutions to help accelerate your protein therapeutics research. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how your colleagues are using innovative tools to unravel biologic complexities in this exciting area of research.

Agenda At A Glance
The agenda will be updated on a regular basis. Please stay tuned for updates.
8:30 – 8:55AM Registration & Breakfast
8:55 – 9:00 AM Welcome
9:00 – 10:30 AM Presentations

qPCR Assay Development & Validation: Bringing Automation to the GMP Lab
Emily Hersh, Development Associate Analytical Sciences, Alexion Pharmaceuticals

A Multi-Assay Platform for Quick Process Learning
Bill Flaherty, Analytical Scientist Process Development, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals

Development of Platform Methods for Protein Characterization at Alexion
Niomi Peckham, Scientist in Analytical Sciences, Alexion Pharmaceuticals
10:30 – 10:45 AM Coffee Break
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM Presentations

High-Throughput, Automated Protein Titer with AlphaLISA for Clone Selection of a non-mAb Biotherapeutics Protein
Matthew Traylor, Senior Scientist Analytical Development, Shire

High Throughput Alpha Assay to Screen & Identify Immunogens
Monia Draghi, Research Scientist, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard
12:15 – 12:45 PM Lunch
12:45 – 1:45 PM Workshop/Demos

- Janus Tricks
- GXII Tracks
1:45 – 2:00 PM Coffee Break
2:00 – 2:30 PM Alpha Tips
2:30 – 3:00 PM What’s New? Alpha Assays: Surefire Ultra, anti-PEG, DNA Contaminant
3:00 – 3:30 PM What’s New? Microfluidics & Automation
3:30 – 4:00 PM Raffle & Networking

Reserve Your Spot

Boston Marriott Cambridge
2 Cambridge Center
Cambridge, MA 02142

Monday, September 28th, 2015
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
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