Training Seminars

Wednesday August 15 and Thursday August 16
Day One 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Day Two 8:00 am – 12:15 pm

Data Management in Biotherapeutic Analytical and Process Development


Ryan Luce, PhD, Product Manager, LabKey Biologics; Steve Hanson, PhD, Director, Client Education, LabKey Biologics

Bioprocess scientists are now being confronted with growing volumes of data from analytical instruments, process monitoring equipment and internal databases – and the organization, correlation and interpretation of this data is now an integral aspect of any analytical or process development program. It has become critical for these groups to develop a strategy for sequence, molecule, sample, assay, and data management, but internal IT functions are often challenged to offer solutions that blend science and informatics in an easy-to-use way. This training seminar will explore the most critical sources of analytical and process data and offer solutions that will augment and unify the datastreams coming from different instruments and permit more meaningful analysis.

Topics include:

Introduction to Goals of Data Management

  • Datastreams in analytical and process development
  • Vendor-supplied and third-party tools for data analysis and management
  • Why have a data management strategy?
  • Incrementalism vs Complete Overhaul

Data Management Specifics

  • Analytical data capture - How to integrate data from different instruments and different vendors
  • Sample lineage management - How to track samples with complex attributes and parentage
  • Integrating heterogeneous data - Joining data from different sources, including specimen, laboratory, process and clinical data
  • Queries, reports, and analyses - Building reports and visualizations

Example Scenarios and Case Studies

  • Example: Bioreactor Monitoring Data Integration
  • Example: Mass Spec Characterization of Proteins
  • Example: Integrating Clinical and Laboratory Data

Summary and Possible Next Steps

  • Ensuring scalability and flexibility in your approach
  • Existing software solutions and an interactive exercise

Instructor Biographies:

Ryan_LuceRyan Luce, PhD, Product Manager, LabKey Biologics

Ryan has a PhD in bio-organic chemistry from the University of Washington and has been working at the intersection of life sciences and information technology for 15 years. He has launched products for clinical trial recruitment, performed cancer-related market research, been active in patient engagement, and has driven physician education over this time period at a mixture of startups and established technology companies. In 2015, he joined LabKey and then lead the launch of the new product LabKey Biologics, a platform for the management of molecular biology.

Steve_HansonSteve Hanson, PhD, Director of Client Education

Steve Hanson earned his PhD in 2003 from the University of Washington’s joint Philosophy/Classics program. After teaching courses in logic, ethics, and analytical philosophy at the University of Washington, he has pursued a career in technical writing for small startups and large software firms, including BEA, Oracle, and LabKey. As LabKey’s User Education Director, he leads trainings to help new and experienced users make the most of their data with LabKey Server, including an annual two-day seminar at the LabKey User Conference.

Training Seminar Information:

Each CHI Training Seminar offers 1.5 days of instruction with start and stop times for each day shown above and on the Event-at-a-Glance published in the onsite Program & Event Guide. Training Seminars will include morning and afternoon refreshment breaks, as applicable, and lunch will be provided to all registered attendees on the full day of the class.

Each person registered specifically for the training seminar will be provided with a hard copy handbook for the seminar in which they are registered. A limited number of additional handbooks will be available for other delegates who wish to attend the seminar, but after these have been distributed, no additional books will be available.

Though CHI encourages track hopping between conference programs, we ask that Training Seminars not be disturbed once they have begun. In the interest of maintaining the highest quality learning environment for Training Seminar attendees, and because Seminars are conducted differently than conference programming, we ask that attendees commit to attending the entire program, and not engage in track hopping, as to not disturb the hands-on style instruction being offered to the other participants.



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