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SELECTBIO Conferences Microfluidics & Flow Chemistry 2019

Jana Stoudemire's Biography

Jana Stoudemire, Commercial Innovation Officer, Space Tango

As the DCommercial Innovation Officer at Space Tango Jana leads the development of commercial market creation in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) for biomedical and technology research and manufacturing applications. Jana has worked in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device industries for over two decades and has a strong understanding of the needs and challenges faced by companies working within a regulated industry. She has experience working in both emerging and established global markets spanning a variety of healthcare indications. Jana spent over 25 years in the San Diego biotechnology community and has an in-depth understanding of what drives innovation from her work in San Diego and with major pharmaceutical and device companies across the globe. In addition to a strong technical background, Jana has a career history marked by successful identification of new business opportunities for private and public healthcare companies, along with product development and commercialization of some of the most innovative healthcare technologies. Jana received her Bachelor’s degree in biology/physics from Wells College, and her Master’s degree in biology from Harvard University.

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Flow Chemistry Applications in Microgravity: Innovative Approaches to Chemical Synthesis and Bioreactor Systems

Tuesday, 8 October 2019 at 16:30

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Flow chemistry has many important and useful applications both on Earth and in Space. Using available resources to support life on-orbit or off-planet will be critical to population sustainability. Access to Low Earth Orbit (LEO) provides opportunities to explore the development of flow chemistry for both terrestrial benefit and support of future on orbit and off-planet applications. Small sample volumes with short residence times in microreactor flow chemistry facilitate further study of reaction kinetics and microfluidics in LEO onboard the International Space Station (ISS). This research can provide new insights that further expand flow chemistry applications for terrestrial benefit, as well as inform approaches for flow chemistry processes on other planets, such as Mars. Additionally, the engineering involved in creating automated systems to support flow chemistry on orbit or off-planet, will provide advances to current terrestrial systems and technologies. Based on successful liquid-liquid extraction using surface tension in microgravity, Space Tango is continuing to develop systems for other critical steps involved in chemical synthesis on orbit including thermal, photoreactive, and peptide-coupling reactions. These applications stand to provide both new systems for producing potentially novel methods and molecules for Earth as well as foundational information for flow chemistry beyond LEO.

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