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.

Bill Rich
VP, External Supply, Amgen 

Chris Schilling
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.

Francis Bach
Director, Sartorius-Stedim Biotech

Joaquim Cabral
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

Rick Lit
Former VP, Regulatory Affairs and Safety CMC/Biosimilars/Devices

Tom Cortopassi
Director, Sartorius Stedim

Tom Fletcher
Scientific Director, Irvine Scientific 

Weichang Zhou
VP,  China WuXi AppTec Co., Ltd.

Dr. Nuno Fontes
Executive Director, Site Head of Process Science, Boehringer-Ingelheim