CRYO 2014 – World Forum on Biology

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Savannah, GA
May 31-June 4, 2014

The Society for Cryobiology and The Society for In Vitro Biology welcome you to participate in the 2014 World Forum on Biology which will be held from May 31 – June 4, 2014 in Savannah, Georgia at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. This will be the first time that SIVB and SfC have joined their scientific efforts and you won’t want to miss this exciting collaboration! This international meeting’s program will focus on both plant and animal cryobiology, cell culture and biotechnology.

BioLife’s Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Aby J. Mathew, will chair Session 6, Titled: Are Cryobiologists and Everyone Else Speaking Different Languages? – Bridging the GMP/Biobanking/Clinical Gap. This session is intended to facilitate discussion between non-cryobiologists that seek improved methods for biopreservation of cells/tissues for clinical/biobanking/manufacturing applications, and cryobiologists who focus on the science of biopreservation.

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ISBER 2014 Annual Meeting

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May 20-24, 2014
Orlando, Florida

The ISBER 2014 Annual Meeting theme is ‘Fact not Fantasy: Evidence-Based Biobanking’. The Meeting will highlight unique and interdisciplinary best practices of both human and environmental repositories with regard to sample integrity, availability, interrogation and reliability of results. These explorations will accelerate the biobanking community toward improved repository management, leading to better scientific decisions and enhanced global and environmental health.

The program will feature five symposia, four contributed paper sessions, pre-conference workshops, special topic sessions, interactive discussions and poster sessions. Delegates can expect to exchange ideas, learn about new breakthroughs, and interact with colleagues in the global biobanking community.

Visit with BioLife Solutions representatives in Booth 215a.

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ARM’s Regen Med Investor Day

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March 26, 2014
New York, New York

The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine in partnership with Maxim Group and Piper Jaffray will host a one-day, high impact program providing institutional, strategic and venture investors with unique insight into the financing hypothesis for regenerative medicine and advanced therapies-based treatment and tools. The event includes clinical and commercial experts who are on-hand to address specific questions regarding the outlook for these products, as well as offer insight into how regen med could impact the standard of care in key therapeutic areas such as cardiovascular disease, wound healing and tissue repair, ophthalmology, neurodegenerative diseases, diabetes and oncology. The program will include talks by key opinion leaders in the industry, life science investment experts and analysts covering the sector as well as presentations by more than 30 leading companies from across the globe.

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20th ISCT Annual Meeting

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The 20th Annual Meeting will be held at Le Palais des Congrès de Paris in Paris, France. Over 1,000 international delegates are expected to be in attendance including: ISCT 2014
  • MD and/or PhD clinicians and scientists
  • Laboratory professionals involved in cell-processing programs/facilities
  • Industry personnel from cell therapy or enabling technology companies
  • Regulatory experts

BioLife Solutions’, Dr. Aby J. Mathew, will co-chair Strategies for Commercialization Track 3, co-sponsored with Society for Cryobiology – Cryopreservation and Biopreservation: innovations supporting product supply and logistics; April 24th, 3:30 pm, Amphitheatre Havane.

Visit with BioLife Solutions representatives in Booth 1-2.

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Future Biotech Summit/Cell & Gene Therapy

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February 20-21, 2014

San Diego, CA

Treatment of disease using cell and gene therapy is now a reality. With emerging technologies and new clinical trials being developed and launched at a growing rate, this meeting will discuss the evolving regulatory challenges and pre-clinical requirements, the development and applications of cell and gene therapy, immune responses, as well as business model and commercial milestones.

Aby J. Mathew, Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, BioLife Solutions, Inc., will present Best Practices in Stability/Biopreservation for Cell & Tissue Bioprocessing, Clinical Development, and Patient Delivery during the Strategies for Commercialization session on Friday, February 21st.

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Phacilitate Washington BioLeaders 2014

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January 27-29, 2014
The Grand Hyatt, Washington DC

Booth 31-32

This conference is the preeminent industry led meeting, focusing on pushing the maturation of regulatory, manufacturing, R&D and commercial strategies. The program agenda delivers the information and contacts needed to drive cell and gene therapy products forward.

Aby J. Mathew, PhD, Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, BioLife Solutions, Inc will be presenting Optimizing stability – tackling biopreservation gaps to maximize commercial product quality. Cell & Gene Therapy Forum 2014- January 28, Focus Session 1

Dr. Mathew’s presentation will address:

  • The critical role and impact of stability/biopreservation/shelf-life in the development and commercialization of regenerative medicine products.
  • Best practices for assessing stability limitations, and then optimizing biopreservation workflow – including transportation and storage of source material, intermediate manufacturing process hold steps, and clinical application of the final dose to the patient.
  • Best practices for evaluation, selection, and validation of biopreservation ancillary and excipient reagents.

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ECI Scale-Up and Manufacturing of Cell-Based Therapies III

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Location: San Diego CA
Dates: January 6-9, 2014

The third annual conference on Scale-Up and Manufacturing of Cell-Based Therapies is scheduled for January 6-9, 2013 and will take place at the Hyatt Regency in San Diego.

This conference will focus on process development, scale-up, and manufacturing of cell-based therapies and will bring academicians, clinicians, industry leaders, and regulators from all over the world together to discuss the most critical scientific and engineering challenges in this field. It is our aim that this conference will continue to play a central role in defining and refining the engineering sciences of cell based therapies.

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TERMIS – Americas Conference and Expo 2013

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Location: Atlanta, GA

Dates: November 10 – 13, 2013

The TERMIS-AM conference brings together the multidisciplinary community of persons across the world engaged or interested in the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. It also provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas to foster collaboration, and promotes education and research within the discipline.

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Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa

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La Jolla, California

October 14-16, 2013

The 2013 Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa is a three-day conference aimed at bringing together senior members of the regenerative medicine industry with the scientific research community to advance stem cell science into cures. The meeting features a nationally recognized Scientific Symposium, attended by leading scientists and researchers, in conjunction with the industry’s premier annual Regen Med Partnering Forum. Combined, these meetings attract over 800 attendees from around the globe, fostering key partnerships through one-on-one meetings while also highlighting clinical and commercial progress in the field.

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ISHRS 21st Annual Scientific Meeting

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Hyatt Regency, San Francisco

October 23-26, 2013

The ISHRS Annual Scientific Meeting is the premier meeting in the field of Hair Restoration Surgery. The meeting includes video surgery in high definition, panel discussions, lectures, debates, workshops, lunch symposia, scientific poster presentations, live patient viewing, and more.
Please visit with BioLife Solutions representatives at Booth #29.

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