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MBI® Programme


Principles of Fermentation Processes Industrial Biotechnology: Biocatalysis

5-7 October 2015 through to Synthetic Biology
18-20 April 2016
Rapid Fermentation Process Design: From
Analytical Data Analysis for the
Development to Manufacture Bioprocessing Industry
26-28 October 2015 25-28 April 2016 (CPI, Darlington)

Downstream Processing – From Cell to Stem Cell Training Course: Human

Column Pluripotent Stem Cells in Culture
16-19 November 2015 25-27 April 2016

Downstream Processing –Chromatography Vaccines Bioprocess Development and

30 November-3 December 2015 Commercialisation
17-19 May
Current Challenges in Mammalian Cell
Processing Bioprocess Design & Economic Evaluation
6-9 June 2016
25-27 January 2016
Bioprocess Facility Design
Quality by Design for Effective Bioprocess 27-30 June 2016
Characterisation and Validation
22-25 February 2016 Single Use Technology for Rapid
Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturing 11-13 July 2016
1-3 March 2016 (Cell Therapy Catapult, London)
All courses held at the department of
Design of Experiments for Bioprocess Biochemical Engineering, University
Optimisation College London unless otherwise
7-9 March 2016 specified.

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Focusing on how to specify the process and
how to determine its economic feasibility
MBI® Awards
2012 IChemE Award for Training Innovation 5-7 October 2015
2014 UCL Life Learning Enterprise Award for CPD and Short Courses Est. 1994
Principles of Fermentation

‘Principles of Fermentation and interactive problem-solving case Day 1 Day 2 Day 3

Processes’ will strengthen studies performed in small groups for
• Introduction to module • C ase study: growth • D
 isposable bioreactor
effective learning.
your knowledge of • Evaluation of different kinetics technologies:
fermentation processes, and Who should attend?
expression systems • C ase study: mass
characterisation and
• How upstream can help balancing
through a series of lectures, This module is suitable for scientists ease overall processing • Introduction to animal applications
case studies and a pilot plant and engineers who • F ermentation mass cell culture • C
 ase study: microbial
wish to familiarise themselves with media development
visit, will enable you to: balancing I • Different modes of
• Present and future
fermentation processes and those • B iomass growth
kinetics I • F ermenter productivity Fermentation trends
• Define different modes of who wish to build underlying princi-
• F ermentation mass and operating • M
 odule round-up and
fermentation and know their ples into their operational expertise in
balancing II economics close
limitations. areas of:
• B iomass growth • C ase study:
• Develop a suitable medium and • Research
kinetics II fermentation simulation
perform a material balance. • Process Development • S ocial networking
• Interpret fermentation data and • Manufacturing dinner organised for
use it effectively. delegates and
• Characterise the kinetics of cell speakers.
growth and how they apply to
different cell systems.
• Determine fermentation Module Leaders Industrial Expert
productivity and yields. Speakers Include
Prof Eli Keshavarz-Moore
• Learn about new developments Applikon
in fermentation technology (single UCL
use bioreactors) Dr Frank Baganz Cantabio
• Develop a strategy for UCL
fermentation process
development. For further information and bookings please contact:
UCL Experts
E: I Visit:
The module consists of lectures from Dr Farlan Veraitch T: +44 (0) 20 7679 9619 I +44 (0) 203 549 5619
industrial and academic experts, Please note the agenda maybe subject to change.
Prof Gary Lye

83.7474 Dr Martina Micheletti