Cynthia Pussinen knew she wanted to work in STEM fields by the time she was a teenager, she received a full scholarship to study nuclear engineering but after two years changed to chemistry for her major.
The German mRNA giant BioNTech has sealed a pact worth up to $1 billion with Biotheus to develop the Chinese biotech company’s bispecific antibody cancer drug PM8002 in all territories except for Greater China.
The biopharma sector has seen recent advancements in process intensification, especially in relation to upstream processing, with the technology employed aimed at increasing drug output. One of the quickest and simplest ways to achieve process intensification...
Fujifilm Irvine Scientific, Inc, has announced the acquisition of Shenandoah Biotechnology, a company supplying recombinant proteins to the drug discovery, life science research, and cell and gene therapy markets.
Over the last 18 months, Aceto has made a series of manufacturing acquisitions, allowing it to better serve customers in biopharmaceutical, vaccine and pharmaceutical industries. It is now investing in several of its newly-acquired North American facilities:...
Fujifilm Irvine Scientific Inc has started the commissioning phase of its new 250,000 square feet (22,800 square meter) cell culture media manufacturing facility in Tilburg, the Netherlands; the site joins existing plants in the US and Japan.
Contract development and manufacturing organization, Catalent, has invested in the capabilities at its clinical supply services facility in Philadelphia, in the US, to further support biotech firms developing cell and gene therapies.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has announced a new, first-of-its-kind human plasma-like cell culture medium that more closely resembles the natural cellular environment found in the human body to provide researchers with a realistic view of cell growth.
Industry is feeling the low yield and high cost limitations of the CHO cell line and must look to alternatives to make next-generation biological products, says fungal-based protein expression firm Dyadic International.