Biotherapeutics Analytical Summit

Venue: Hyatt Regency Baltimore

Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 24, 2014 End Date/Time: Mar 28, 2014
Early Registration Date: Feb 21, 2014
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Following year over year success, CHI presents the Fifth Annual Biotherapeutics Analytical Summit, taking place March 24-28, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. This event features 175+ industry, regulatory and biosimilar professionals gaining insight into analytical characterization and comparability for change implementation through case studies, interactive break-out discussions, networking opportunities and more!


  • Post-Translational Modifications
  • Analytical Characterization for Biotherapeutics
  • Comparability and Developability

Short Courses:

  • Impurities: Measurement, Characterization and Impact
  • PTM Analysis and Engineering
  • The Science and Regulation of Process Changes for Biologics
  • Strategy for Entering the Biosimilars Market


300 Light St
United States

Conference Speakers

Speakers include:

  • Shantha T. Raju, Ph.D., Scientific Director, Biologics Research, Centocor, Inc.
  • Hongchen Liu, Ph.D., Scientist, Process Development, Alexion Pharmaceuticals
  • Patricia W. Cash, Ph.D., Senior Director, Analytical Biochemistry, MedImmune, Inc.
  • Dirk Chelius, Ph.D., Fellow, Biologics Research & Development, Novartis Pharma AG
  • Yung-Hsiang Kao, Ph.D., Principal Scientist and Senior Group Leader, Late Stage Pharmaceutical Development, Genentech, Inc.
  • Hongling Han, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Integrated Biologics Profiling, Novartis, Inc.
  • Hubert Kettenberger, Principal Scientist, Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED), Roche Diagnostics
  • Zhirui (Jerry) Lian, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist and Group Leader, Bioproducts Research & Development, Eli Lilly and Company
  • Bing Gong, Ph.D., Associate Principal Scientist, GlycoFi Biologics Discovery
  • Jeffrey W. Hudgens, Ph.D., Research Chemist, Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research,Biomolecular Measurement Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Dietmar Reusch, Ph.D., Director, Pharma Development, Analytics Pharma Biotech Production & Development Characterization, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
  • Qinwei Zhou, Ph.D., Vice President, BioAnalytical Sciences, ImClone Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly and Company
  • David Spencer, B.Sc., Scientist II, Biopharmaceutical Development, MedImmune LLC
  • Niclas Tan, Ph.D., Scientist II, Analytical Development – Biologics, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Co.
  • Alain Beck, Ph.D., Senior Director, Antibody Physico-Chemistry, Centre d’Immunologie Pierre Fabre and Associate Editor, mAbs
  • Bridget Carragher, Ph.D., Integrative Structural and Computational Biology, Scripps Research Institute
  • Randall Burton, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Process Sciences, AbbVie, Inc.
  • Qin Zou, Ph.D., Senior Principal Scientist, Analytical Research and Development, Pfizer, Inc.
  • Samadhi Vitharana, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Core Sciences & Technologies, Takeda California, Inc.
  • Michael Fleming, MS, Scientist III, Analytical & Pharmaceutical Sciences, ImmunoGen, Inc.
  • Melissa Alvarez, MS, Senior Research Associate, Protein Analytical Chemistry, Genentech, Inc., a member of the Roche group
  • Jeffrey D. Meyer, Ph.D., Director, BioProcess Development, ZymoGenetics (a Bristol-Meyers Squibb Company)
  • Bjoern Boll, Pharma Technical Development Europe (Biologics) Analytics, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
  • Flaviu F. Gruia, Ph.D., Scientist, Analytical Biotechnology, MedImmune, Inc.
  • Li Zang, Senior Scientist, Analytical Development, Biogen Idec, Inc.
  • John O'Hara, Ph.D., Director, Characterization & Method Development, Analytical Sciences, Biologicals, UCB
  • Tam Soden, Ph.D., Director, Analytical Development, Johnson & Johnson
  • David Cirelli, Ph.D., Research Scientist, BioTherapeutics Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pfizer, Inc.
  • Ling Gu, Ph.D., Pfizer
  • Tom Lerch, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Analytical Research & Development, Pfizer, Inc.
  • John P. Gabrielson, Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Analytical Sciences, Amgen, Inc.
  • Jeffrey K. Glenn, Ph.D., Associate Director, Analytical Development, Johnson & Johnson
  • Kazumi Kobayashi, Ph.D., Director, Bioprocess Development, Biogen Idec, Inc.
  • Laxmi Adhikary, Ph.D., Principal Scientific Manager, Research & Development, Biocon Ltd.
  • John Stults, Ph.D., Director, Protein Analytical Chemistry, Genentech, Inc.
  • Shanthini Jeyarajah, Ph.D., Associate Director, Biological Analytical Development, AVEO-Oncology
  • Lixin Xu, Ph.D., Monoclonal Antibodies, Biotechnology, FDA/CDER
  • Tina S. Morris, Ph.D., Vice President, Biologics & Biotechnology, USP
  • Robert Mayer, Ph.D., Scientist, Analytical Characterization, Sandoz GmbH
  • Randal Bas, Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Amgen, Inc.
  • Kenneth R. Miller, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Analytical Biotechnology - Sciences & Strategy, MedImmune, Inc.
  • Zahra Shahrokh, Ph.D., CSO, STC Biologics
  • Amy Hilderbrand, Ph.D., Scientist, Protein Analytical Chemistry, Genentech, Inc.
  • Christopher J. Holloway, Ph.D., Group Director, Regulatory Affairs & CSO, ERA Consulting Group
  • Emily Shacter, Ph.D., Consultant, ThinkFDA