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Advancing Research and Innovation in Protein Science

Thank you to all PepTalk attendees, speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors. We hope that you enjoyed your experience and learned valuable insights you can implement in your current research.

More than 850 participants from top global pharma, biotech, academic, and governmental institutions convened in San Diego for PepTalk 2023. Delegates enjoyed access to more than 200 lectures, panels, tutorials, and breakout discussion groups, along with 70 exhibitors, and 100 research posters on display in the exhibit hall.

Highlights of this year’s event include a plenary fireside chat, speed networking, and a young scientist and women in science meet-up.

If you would like to share your feedback or give input for next year’s event, please contact: Mary Ann Brown.

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Plenary Fireside Chat

Supporting and Driving Biotech: Past, Present, and Future

Julie Ames

Julie Ames, Vice President, Corporate Communications, Biocom California

Amy K. Butler

Amy K. Butler, PhD, President, Biosciences, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Taegen Clary

Taegen Clary, VP Marketing, Unchained Labs

Jonathan Haigh, PhD

Jonathan Haigh, PhD, MBA, Vice President, Process Development, Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

Craig R. Monell, PhD

Craig R. Monell, PhD, VP, Sales, Marketing & Business Development, BioLegend, Inc.


Tommaso Biancalani, PhD

Tommaso Biancalani, PhD
Director and Senior Scientist, AI/ML, Genentech, Inc

Preet M. Chaudhary, MD, PhD

Preet Chaudhary, MD, PhD
Professor & Chief Hematology & Director, Blood & Marrow Transplant, University of Southern California

Steven M. Cramer, PhD

Steven M. Cramer, PhD
William Weightman Walker Professor, Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rakesh Dixit, PhD

Rakesh Dixit, PhD
President & CEO, Bionavigen

Jeffrey J. Gray, PhD

Jeffrey J. Gray, PhD
Professor & Research Mentor & Outreach Advisor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Benjamin J. Hackel, PhD

Benjamin J. Hackel, PhD
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, University of Minnesota

John K. Kawooya, PhD

John K. Kawooya, PhD
Director, Biologics Optimization and Therapeutic Discovery, Amgen, Inc.

John Mattison

John Mattison
Operating Partner/Chief Medical Information Officer, Arsenal Capital Partners

Peter D. Sun, PhD

Peter D. Sun, PhD
Chief, Structural Immunology Section, Lab of Immunogenetics, NIAID/NIH

Peter M. Tessier, PhD

Peter M. Tessier, PhD
Albert M. Mattocks Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences & Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan

Danielle Tullman-Ercek, PhD

Danielle Tullman-Ercek, PhD
Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering; Director, Master of Biotechnology Program, Northwestern University

Sandeep Yadav, PhD

Sandeep Yadav, PhD
Senior Director, Drug Product Formulation & Fill/Finish, Sangamo Therapeutics

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