Radisson Hotel Boston
200 Stuart Street
Boston, MA

Schedule of Presentations:

Wednesday, September 17, 2008
07:30:00 Registration and Morning Coffee
08:20:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
08:25:00 Life, Viruses and the Molecular Revolution...Getting to Know Your Platform KEYNOTE PRESENTATION Loy E Volkman
09:00:00 Improving High-Throughput Baculovirus Expression by Vector Design FEATURED PRESENTATION Linda King
09:30:00 Towards Large-Scale Continuous Baculovirus Production in Insect Cell Culture: Overcoming Mutations in fp25k Baculovirus Gene Lopamudra Giri
10:00:00 Networking Coffee Break with Poster and Exhibit Viewing
10:35:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
10:40:00 Generation of Antigen-Specific Antitumor Immunity Using Insect Cells Infected with Recombinant Baculoviruses Jill E. Slansky
11:10:00 Preparation and Evaluation of Influenza Vaccines in Insect Cells Sue Clarke
11:40:00 A Novel Method for SARS Coronavirus-Like Particles Production from Insect Cells Ye V. Liu
12:00:00 New Presentation
12:00:00 New Presentation
12:00:00 New Presentation
12:15:00 Sponsored by Blue Sky Biotech Inc.
12:40:00 Sponsored by DeltaDot
13:45:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
13:50:00 Application of Baculovirus in GPCR and Ion Channel Protein Expression in Mammalian Cells Featured Presentation: Simon Lee
14:25:00 Engineering A Better CHO Cell Host for Baculovirus Transduction Patrick Condreay
14:55:00 Dual-Purpose Insect Expression Vectors Facilitate Rapid Expression Screening as well as Baculovirus Generation Technology Spotlight 1 Kathryn Loomis Rogers
15:25:00 Networking Refreshment Break with Poster and Exhibit Viewing
16:00:00 Isolation and Characterization of an Sf9 Cellgene Encoding a Key Enzyme Distinguishing Insect and Mammalian Protein N-Glycosylation Pathways Donald Jarvis
16:30:00 A Recombinant Baculovirus-Expressed S Glycoprotein Vaccine Against SARS–CoV: Pre-clinical Development and Beyond Zhimin Zhou
17:00:00 Application of Baculovirus Technology for the Development of Sipuleucel-T, an Investigational Active Cellular Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Androgen-Independent Prostate Cancer Samuel Li
17:30:00 Reception in the Exhibit Hall
18:30:00 End of Day One
Thursday, September 18, 2008
07:30:00 Morning Coffee
08:25:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
08:30:00 Baculovirus Protein Expression Strategies for Drug Discovery Kerry Kelleher
09:00:00 RNA Interference to Enhance Cell Performance William Bentley
09:30:00 Parallel Protein Production in the Baculovirus Expression Vector System for Structure-Based Drug Design Ciaran Cronin
10:00:00 Multi-Parallel Protein Production: Overcoming the Challenges to Accelerate Structural Based Drug Design Ian Hunt
10:30:00 Networking Coffee Break
11:00:00 Development of a Bench Scale-Up/Scale-Down Model for Virus Like Particle (VLP) Vaccine Production in WAVE and Other Disposable Bioreactors Rahul Chelikani
11:30:00 Improved Recombinant Protein Production by ParaTechs’ Vankyrin-Enhanced Baculovirus Expression Technology Jeremy Kroemer
12:00:00 Development and Scale-Up of Protein Production Using the Baculovirus Expression System Divya Parekh
12:30:00 End of Baculovirus Technology Manon MJ Cox, William R Hermans, Donald Jarvis
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