The Amgen Bioprocessing Center Advisory Board (ABCAB) consists of scientists, engineers, academics, and corporate executives who provide support and advice to KGI’s Amgen Bioprocessing Center.
VP, External Supply, Amgen
President and CSO, Genomatica Genomatica
Dr. Abhinav Shukla
VP, Process Development and Manufacturing, KBI Biopharma, Inc.
Dr. Ashraf Amanullah
VP, Process Development and Manufacturing, a Tyr Pharma
Dr. Brian Lee
President, CEO and Founder, PBS Biotech
Dr. Dennis M. Fenton
Principal, Fenton & Associates LLC
Dr. Gargi Maheshwari
Executive Director, Merck & Co
Dr. John Aunins
Founder, Janis Biologics LLC
Dr. Jon Coffman
Director, Bioprocess Development, Boehringer Ingelheim
Dr. Larry A. Couture
SVP & Founding Director, City of Hope
Dr. Robert Baffi
EVP, operation, BioMarin Pharmacteutical, Inc. (ABCAB Chair – 2014-2015)
Dr. Robert Kiss
Director, Genentech, Inc.
Dr. Sam Guhan
VP, Process Development, Amgen, Inc.
Dr. Tom Smart
Chairman, Buffer Exchange, TheraBiologics Full Spectrum Genetics, Inc.
Director, Sartorius-Stedim Biotech
Professor & Director, Institute of B&B, University of Lisbon Instituto Superior Técnico
Mr. Daniel Abramzon
Senior Finance Manager, Genentech, Inc.
Mr. Robert Garrahy
VP, Bioprocess Technogies, Broadley-James Corporation
Mr. Vincent Anicetti
SVP, Quality and Compliance, Coherus Biosciences (ABCAB Chair 2016- )
Mr. Vinit Saxena
President and CEO, Separagen Corporation
Ms. Amita Goel
Founder and CEO, Celltheon Corporation
Former VP, Regulatory Affairs and Safety CMC/Biosimilars/Devices
Director, Sartorius Stedim
Scientific Director, Irvine Scientific
VP, China WuXi AppTec Co., Ltd.
Dr. Nuno Fontes
Executive Director, Site Head of Process Science, Boehringer-Ingelheim