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SELECTBIO Conferences Cell Culture

Cell Culture Keynote Speakers

Mohamed Al-Rubeai
Director, University College Dublin

Mohamed Al-Rubeai is Professor of Biochemical Engineering and Director of Cell Culture Engineering Research Centre at UCD. He is Fellow of the Conway Institute of Biomolecular & Biomedical Research, and Fellow of the UK Institute of Biology (FIBiol). He is a recipient of  IChemE Donald Medal (2008). His research interests are in mammalian cell culture, production of biopharmaceuticals, tissue engineering, stem cell bioprocessing, metabolic engineering and biomaterials.

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Matthew Croughan
Professor and Director of the Amgen Bioprocessing Center at KGI, Kecks Graduate Institute

Matt Croughan is the George B. and Joy Rathmann Professor and Director of the Amgen Bioprocessing Center at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI). He founded the Bioprocessing focus track at KGI and has built it into one of the largest masters-level programs in bioprocessing, with a unique emphasis on recruiting and educating the next generation of business leaders in bioprocessing. As the sole full time faculty member in bioprocessing at KGI, he teaches eight graduate courses and advises 30-40 masters and two doctoral students specializing in various areas of bioprocessing. Prior to joining KGI, and still one day per week, Dr. Croughan works as an independent consultant providing expert guidance on biopharmaceutical process development and manufacturing to over fifty firms. Previously Dr. Croughan was the chief scientist for Genentech’s cell culture facility in Vacaville, CA, built for the production of therapeutic antibodies. Earlier in his career at Genentech, he developed the first high-density, fed-batch cell culture process, a breakthrough platform technology now used throughout the biopharmaceutical industry. Matt has a Ph.D. from MIT and a BS from UC Berkeley, both in chemical engineering.

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