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BIEN 680 Bioprocessing of Vaccines (4 credits)

Offered by: Bioengineering (Faculty of Engineering)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


BIEN : Building on recent developments and expansion in the mammalian cell culture for production of complex biologics such as viral vaccines and viral vectors, the following topics will be covered: Principles of immunology and industrial virology; Cell physiology for vaccine production; Cell lines for vaccine production; Upstream process development and process intensification strategies; Purification and downstream processing of viral vaccines; Analytical and potency assays; Formulations and delivery of vaccines; Basics of clinical trials and regulatory principles; Immunization policies. Case studies on bioprocessing/manufacturing licensed vaccines.

Terms: Winter 2023

Instructors: Kamen, Amine (Winter)

  • Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor.

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