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UK Biopharm Osmometer Users’

Virtual Week 2020

UK Biopharm Osmometer Users’

Virtual Week 2020


August 17-20, 2020

Mark your calendars Monday, August 17- Thursday, August 20, 2020 for our UK Biopharm Osmometer Users’ Virtual Week. Hear from osmometer users and Advanced Instruments product experts on their experiences and insight into osmolality QC best practices and equipment maintenance tips. Perhaps most importantly, it’s a chance to interact with your peers in other bioprocessing laboratories.

This is a complimentary event.


Schedule of Events

Presenter(s)Date/Time (BST)DescriptionRegister
Nick RingwoodAug. 17, 2020 (14.00 BST)Get the best performance from your Osmometer-Maintenance Hints and Tips – presented by Nick Ringwood, Service Manager at Advanced Instruments

Learning Objectives: Did you know that the sampler on your osmometer contains a hidden volume calibration tool? You’ll get tips like this plus guidance on good pipetting techniques, maintenance routines and calibration when you join this session delivered by UK Service Manager and “man in the know”, Nick RIngwood.

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Shweta Nair and Kristeena Wright, PhDAug. 18, 2020 (14.00 BST)Using your Osmometer for Product Stability Measurement – presented by Shweta Nair, Senior Product Manager – Biotechnology and Kristeena Wright, PhD, Applications Scientist at Advanced Instruments

Learning Objectives: Whether or not you’re currently using your osmometer to assess the long term stability of your drug products, you should find this session useful. The goal is to bring you up to date with current trends in the industry around assessment of stability vs time and temperature via osmolality measurement.

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Kristeena Wright, PhD and Paul ButlerAug. 19, 2020 (14.00 BST)Osmolality for QC of cell therapy cryo-preservative formulations – presented by Kristeena Wright, PhD, Applications Scientist and Paul Butler, Sales and Business Development Manager at Advanced Instruments

Learning Objectives:The trend towards cell therapies demands innovative ways to store products before administration to patients. Cryostorage of cells may be the solution in most cases. Hear how new osmometer technology provides a valuable tool for formulation development for cryo-preserved products.

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Meredith Pesta and Shweta NairAug. 20, 2020 (14.00 BST)Implement a realistic osmometer SOP wrt instrument specifications, standard deviation and pharmacopeia compliance, presented by Meredith Pesta, Senior QC & Product Support Specialist and Shweta Nair, Senior Product Manager – Biotechnology at Advanced Instruments

Learning Objectives: A common area of discussion with our users is how osmometer performance specifications comply with regulatory demands. Understanding concepts such as accuracy, precision and standard deviation and interpreting performance specifications in the context of the US and European Pharmacopeia can be tricky. This session aims to de-mystify the area.

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Featured Presenters

Nick Ringwood is Advanced Instruments’ UK Service Manager Lead.

Shweta Nair of Advanced Instruments is a Senior Product Manager for our Biotechnology portfolio.

Kristeena Wright, PhD is an Application Scientist at Advanced Instruments.

Paul Butler is the UK Sales and Business Development Manager at Advanced Instruments.

Meredith Pesta is a Senior QC Chemist at Advanced Instruments.

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