Vector Development for Cell and Gene Therapy Summit 2023

Vector Development for Cell and Gene Therapy Summit

Thank you for attending the Vector Development for Cell and Gene Therapy Summit. Please check out our sister event, the Onco Cell Therapy Summit USA in June 2023.

ONCO CELL THERAPY SUMMIT USA 2023

“I thought it was well organized, a nice size for networking and discussion, and the quality of the presentations was high”

James Tasker, Ziopharm Oncology (Onco Cell Therapy Summit USA 2021 attendee)

PREVIOUS ATTENDEES

  • Senior-level leaders from biotech and big pharma
  • Internationally-renowned academic experts
  • Innovative vector development technology companies
  • Service & technology providers – CROs, CDMOs, delivery technology companies and more

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PREVIOUS SPEAKERS

 

Abhishek Chatterjee

Professor
Boston College

Abhishek Chatterjee

Professor
Boston College

Abhishek Chatterjee

Professor
Boston College
 

Alex Ward

Director, Vector Production and Development
Sangamo Therapeutics

Alex Ward

Director, Vector Production and Development
Sangamo Therapeutics

Alex Ward

Director, Vector Production and Development
Sangamo Therapeutics
 

Christopher Locher

CEO
Versatope Therapeutics

Christopher Locher

CEO
Versatope Therapeutics

Christopher Locher

CEO
Versatope Therapeutics
 

David Schaffer

Professor
UC Berkeley

David Schaffer

Professor
UC Berkeley

David Schaffer

Professor
UC Berkeley
 

Elad Firnberg

Senior Scientist
REGENXBIO

Elad Firnberg

Senior Scientist
REGENXBIO

Elad Firnberg

Senior Scientist
REGENXBIO
 

Floris Engelhardt

Co-Founder
Kano Therapeutics

Floris Engelhardt

Co-Founder
Kano Therapeutics

Floris Engelhardt

Co-Founder
Kano Therapeutics
 

Georgios Katsikis

Postdoctoral Associate
MIT

Georgios ‘Yorgos’ Katsikis is a postdoctoral associate at MIT. He did his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford. After his PhD he worked at Carbon, a start-up company in Silicon Valley. He is currently at MIT, researching on nanotechnologies for characterization of viral vectors. For his research, he led a collaboration between three departments at MIT and Biomarin Pharmaceutical. He is interested in biotechnology, microfluidics, biophysics and rapid prototyping.

 

Georgios Katsikis

Postdoctoral Associate
MIT

Georgios Katsikis

Postdoctoral Associate
MIT

Georgios ‘Yorgos’ Katsikis is a postdoctoral associate at MIT. He did his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford. After his PhD he worked at Carbon, a start-up company in Silicon Valley. He is currently at MIT, researching on nanotechnologies for characterization of viral vectors. For his research, he led a collaboration between three departments at MIT and Biomarin Pharmaceutical. He is interested in biotechnology, microfluidics, biophysics and rapid prototyping.

 

 

Giuseppe Ronzitti

Group Leader
Genethon

Giuseppe Ronzitti

Group Leader
Genethon

Giuseppe Ronzitti

Group Leader
Genethon
 

Hesong Han

Senior Postdoctoral Student
UC Berkeley

Hesong Han

Senior Postdoctoral Student
UC Berkeley

Hesong Han

Senior Postdoctoral Student
UC Berkeley
 

James Voss

Institute Investigator
Scripps Research

James Voss

Institute Investigator
Scripps Research

James Voss

Institute Investigator
Scripps Research
 

Joseph Gold

VP Technical Operations
Catamaran Bio

Joseph Gold

VP Technical Operations
Catamaran Bio

Joseph Gold

VP Technical Operations
Catamaran Bio
 

Li Ou

Vice President
Stealth Mode Biotech

Li Ou

Vice President
Stealth Mode Biotech

Li Ou

Vice President
Stealth Mode Biotech
 

Marina Cavazzana

Cofounder and Acting CMO
SmartImmune

Marina Cavazzana

Cofounder and Acting CMO
SmartImmune

Marina Cavazzana

Cofounder and Acting CMO
SmartImmune
 

Matthew Fuller

Senior Director, Vector Platform Research
Ultragenyx

Matthew Fuller

Senior Director, Vector Platform Research
Ultragenyx

Matthew Fuller

Senior Director, Vector Platform Research
Ultragenyx
 

Mauricio Umana

Senior Director Regulatory Affairs CMC
Ring Therapeutics

Mauricio Umana

Senior Director Regulatory Affairs CMC
Ring Therapeutics

Mauricio Umana

Senior Director Regulatory Affairs CMC
Ring Therapeutics
 

Michael Doherty

Scientist II
Codiak Biosciences

Michael Doherty

Scientist II
Codiak Biosciences

Michael Doherty

Scientist II
Codiak Biosciences
 

Rajani Shelke

Senior Scientist
Pfizer

Rajani Shelke

Senior Scientist
Pfizer

Rajani Shelke

Senior Scientist
Pfizer
 

Rajiv Gangurde

Chief Technology Officer
SparingVision

Rajiv Gangurde

Chief Technology Officer
SparingVision

Rajiv Gangurde

Chief Technology Officer
SparingVision
 

Ryan Crisman

Co-Founder and CTO
Umoja Biopharma

Ryan Crisman

Co-Founder and CTO
Umoja Biopharma

Ryan Crisman

Co-Founder and CTO
Umoja Biopharma
 

Saba Ghassemi

Research Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania Medicine

Saba Ghassemi

Research Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania Medicine

Saba Ghassemi

Research Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania Medicine
 

Sandro Marosevic

Assistant Professor
Purdue University

Sandro Marosevic

Assistant Professor
Purdue University

Sandro Marosevic

Assistant Professor
Purdue University
 

Saurabh Sen

Associate Director, Cell Line Development
Sanofi

Saurabh Sen

Associate Director, Cell Line Development
Sanofi

Saurabh Sen

Associate Director, Cell Line Development
Sanofi
 

Xiaozhi Ren

Director, Cell Line and Process Development
Vedere Bio

Xiaozhi Ren

Director, Cell Line and Process Development
Vedere Bio

Xiaozhi Ren

Director, Cell Line and Process Development
Vedere Bio
 

Zsuzsanna Izsvák

Professor
Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine

Zsuzsanna Izsvák

Professor
Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine

Zsuzsanna Izsvák

Professor
Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine
 

Jin Mi

Head of Downstream Process Development
Spark Therapeutics

Jin Mi

Head of Downstream Process Development
Spark Therapeutics

Jin Mi

Head of Downstream Process Development
Spark Therapeutics

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Why Attend

The massive success of cell and gene therapies in recent years has made the need for effective, large scale vector engineering greater than ever. Though R&D efforts focussed on reducing immunogenicity and toxicity whilst improving redosing ability and durability are showing promise, companies are still striving to optimise these technologies and develop next-generation targeted, persistent and tolerable cell and gene therapies.

The Vector Development for Cell and Gene Therapy Summit was North America’s only event focused exclusively on addressing challenges in vector improvement for both ex vivo and in vivo approaches. Bringing together key industry leaders and covering a range of topics including capsid optimisation using AAV vectors, process optimisation using lentiviral and adenoviral vectors, innovative non-viral delivery options and the importance of vector serotype for improved durability, it was a key opportunity to gain the actionable insights needed to optimise your manufacturing process and improve tissue-specific targeting and safety profiles for your pipeline.

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