Division of Biochemical Technology: Call for Abstracts

Submission Deadline: Monday, April 19, 2021

Program Chair(s): Caryn Heldt, Aaron Noyes

Note: Submission deadlines are at 11:59 EST on the day posted. Symposia, organizers and deadlines are subject to change. Last updated October 17, 2021.

Title    Type    Submission Type Organizer Cosponsor Description
Upstream Processing: Synthetic Biology & Genome Engineering Oral Contributed
    Synthetic biology and genome engineering represent the most fascinating areas in engineering biology...
    Upstream Processing: Microbial Metabolic Engineering Oral Contributed
      Advances in synthetic biology have enabled the design and construction of cell factories for the cle...
      Upstream High-Throughput Screening & Automation Oral Contributed
        The discovery and development of biotherapeutics and biotechnologies depends on successful upstream ...
        Systems Biology & Omics-Tools & Applications Oral Contributed
          Living systems are complex and dynamic requiring understanding of both individual components and the...
          Sci-Mix Poster Contributed
              Protein Engineering Application in Therapeutics, Diagnostics & Sensors Oral Contributed
                Our ability to leverage and engineer desirable properties in proteins has ushered novel and improved...
                Protein Developability; Physical & Chemical Stability Oral Contributed
                  The need for efficacious biotherapeutics under rapidly accelerated timelines has never been more cle...
                  Protein Aggregation & Immunogenicity Oral Contributed
                    Protein aggregation and particle formation pose substantial challenges during the development of new...
                    Process Development and Reactor Engineering Oral Contributed
                      Technological advances in the approaches and methods for ex vivo cell, tissue, and gene manipulation...
                      New Technologies in Cell & Microbiome Engineering and Stem Cell Therapy Oral Contributed
                        This session will focus on emerging technologies in engineering host or microbial cells and their in...
                        New Technologies for the Delivery & Targeting of Therapeutics Oral Contributed
                          New technologies for delivering therapeutic constructs to specific cell types and tissues are necess...
                          Integrated and Continuous Upstream and Downstream Processing Oral Contributed
                            Recent advances in perfusion processes have enabled novel approaches to manufacture a plethora of bi...
                            Integrated & Continuous Processing: Implementation: It's Happening! Oral Contributed
                              The promise of integrated and continuous biomanufacturing is now becoming a reality. Thanks to advan...
                              Formulation Strategies & Novel Routes of Administration Oral Contributed
                                Biotherapeutics are complex molecules with numerous routes of both chemical and physical instability...
                                Enzyme Engineering & Biocatalysis Oral Contributed
                                  Enzymes enable the synthesis of structurally complex molecules under ambient—or otherwise mild—con...
                                  Engineering Microbial Communities & Non-Model Systems Oral Contributed
                                    Microbial communities and non-model organisms are increasingly used as production platforms for a wi...
                                    Emerging Biophysical & Analytical Characterization Technologies Oral Contributed
                                      Biologics are rapidly expanding their already predominant role in the modern pharmaceutical market. ...
                                      Downstream Processing: Non-Chromatography Based Separation of Biomolecules Oral Contributed
                                        Protein purification methods based on mechanical separations like centrifugation, hydro cyclones and...
                                        Downstream Processing: Membrane-Based Downstream Bioprocessing Oral Contributed
                                          Membrane-based separation techniques are essential for processing of a wide range of biopharmaceutic...
                                          Downstream Processing: Downstream Processing of Non-Antibody Modalities Oral Contributed
                                            Although monoclonal antibodies account for 70% of all the revenues generated by the biopharmaceutica...
                                            Downstream Processing: Advances in Chromatographic Separations for Novel Antibody Structures & Drug Conjugates Oral Contributed
                                              This session calls for papers focused on the downstream processing of novel antibody structures whic...
                                              Downstream Processing: in Silico & Mechanistic Modeling of Downstream Bioseparations Oral Contributed
                                                Mechanistic models capable of describing bioseparations have long been available but have not yet ma...
                                                COVID-19 Diagnostics & Detection - Technologies, Challenges & the Scale-Up of Testing Oral Contributed
                                                  As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the globe, it quickly became clear that detection of SARS-CoV...
                                                  COVID Vaccines - From Discovery to the Fastest Vaccine Development in History Oral Contributed
                                                    Given the emergence of the global COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of work has been initiated in early 2020 ...
                                                    COVID Therapeutics - From Discovery to Super-Accelerated CMC Development Oral Contributed
                                                      The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many aspects of life around the world. It has also initiated an u...
                                                      Challenges in Developing Novel Modalities Oral Contributed
                                                        Advances in biotechnology, increased understanding of biological systems and new production techniqu...
                                                        Cell & Gene Therapy: Development & Manufacturing of Cell Therapy Products Oral Contributed
                                                          Cell and gene therapies have demonstrated their efficacy to treat or be curative in severe diseases,...
                                                          Case Studies in Tech Transfer, Scaleup, & Integrated Process Design Oral Contributed
                                                            When transferring biotechnological processes to manufacturing facilities, the scale-up and scale-dow...
                                                            Biotechnology and Bioengineering Awards Oral Invited
                                                              BIOT Poster session Poster Contributed
                                                                The BIOT Poster Session will highlight research across each of the BIOT tracks. We are seeking abst...
                                                                BIOT Awards Oral Invited
                                                                  Biomolecular & Biophysical Processes: Protein Structure & Function Oral Contributed
                                                                    Elucidation of the protein structure and function relationship is crucial for gaining deeper insight...
                                                                    Biomedical Technologies: Imaging, Diagnostics, & Other Integrative Approaches to Study & Model Diseases Oral Contributed
                                                                      A comprehensive understanding of diseases coupled with their effective diagnosis and treatment is in...
                                                                      Big Data in Discovery & Development of Biopharmaceuticals Oral Contributed
                                                                        This session will describe different uses of big data and analytical tools such as ML and AI to guid...
                                                                        Advances in Protein Engineering 2 Oral Contributed
                                                                          Protein conjugates and fusions are expanding the toolkit for development of new molecules with wide-...
                                                                          Advances in Protein Engineering 1 Oral Contributed
                                                                            As protein engineering becomes more widely adopted for different applications, ranging from therapeu...
                                                                            Advances in Process Development & Manufacturing of Biologic Drug Products Oral Contributed
                                                                              The space of biologic therapeutics is continually expanding due to the development of new protein, g...
                                                                              Advances in Process Analytical Technologies for Measurement & Control Oral Contributed
                                                                                This session will focus on process analytic technologies (PAT) that enable real-time control, faster...
                                                                                Advances in Integrated Unit Operations Automation, Control and PAT Oral Contributed
                                                                                  Integrated and continuous manufacturing of biologics means connecting things, services and people in...
                                                                                  Advances in Chromatographic Separations for mAbs Oral Contributed
                                                                                    This session hosts contributions focusing on practical and theoretical approaches that advance and o...
                                                                                    Advances in Cell Culture Media and Novel Modalities Oral Contributed
                                                                                      The growth of mammalian cells in chemically defined, nutrient-enhanced media is a cornerstone techno...
                                                                                      (CANCELED) Upstream Processing: Mammalian-Novel Modalities Oral Contributed
                                                                                        Mammalian cell culture is of increasing importance in biotechnology, with applications ranging acros...
                                                                                        (CANCELED) Upstream Processing: Mammalian-Innovative Technologies Oral Contributed
                                                                                          Mammalian cell culture has emerged as a dominant sector of biotechnology, wherein cells are harnesse...
                                                                                          (CANCELED) Upstream Processing: Advances in Perfusion & Reactor Engineering Oral Contributed
                                                                                            In the last decade, technical advances in both upstream and downstream have led to the advent of int...
                                                                                            (CANCELED) Integrated & Continuous Processing: Integrated & Continuous Downstream Processing Oral Contributed
                                                                                              Batch chromatography has been the workhorse of downstream processing (DSP) in the biopharmaceutical ...
                                                                                              (CANCELED) Downstream Processing: High-Throughput Screening & Automation of Downstream Process Development Oral Contributed
                                                                                                To align with the QbD (Quality by Design) paradigm and to facilitate accelerated program timelines, ...
                                                                                                (CANCELED) Downstream Processing: Advances in Chromatographic Separations using Novel Stationary Phases Oral Contributed
                                                                                                  Purification schemes using novel stationary phases will be examined in this session. The stationary ...
                                                                                                  (CANCELED) COVID Vaccines, Therapeutics & Diagnostics: How COVID-19 Changed My Research Path: The Good, the Bad, & The Ugly Oral Contributed
                                                                                                    COVID-19 has drastically changed everyone’s life. The sudden shutdown of research labs and the sign...
                                                                                                    (CANCELED) Cell & Gene Therapy: Next Generation Modalities in Gene & Cell therapy Oral Contributed
                                                                                                      Cell and gene therapies represent a truly breakthrough new modality for the treatment of human disea...
                                                                                                      (CANCELED) Cell & Gene Therapy: Development & Manufacturing of Gene therapy & Viral Vector Products Oral Contributed
                                                                                                        Gene Therapy continues to gain significant interest and increasing momentum in the pharmaceutical in...
                                                                                                        (CANCELED) Cell & Gene Therapy: Characterization of Gene & Cell Therapy Starting & Final Products & Regulatory Perspectives Oral Contributed
                                                                                                          Gene-modified cellular therapies achieve through stable viral transduction, such as CAR-T cells and ...
                                                                                                          (CANCELED) Biomedical Technologies: Stem Cell Therapy & Regenerative Medicine Oral Contributed
                                                                                                            Advances in regenerative medicine are paving the way for developing more effective therapies for a w...
                                                                                                            (CANCELED) Big Data: Machine Learning Approaches to Genome Engineering Oral Contributed
                                                                                                              The complexity and large data sets generated in the engineering and scale up of novel strains lend i...