In this edition of the single-use technical series, experienced GE Healthcare scientists, Thomas Falkman and Patrick Guertin, share their insights on how to accelerate cell culture scale-up and achieve productivity through process optimization. Download the white paper today to read their tips and view the results from a one-step seed culture expansion study.
Thomas Falkman, MSc, chemical engineering
Thomas Falkman has been with GE Healthcare since 2010. In his current role as an upstream application expert, he supports in-house projects with extensive knowledge and experience in upstream bioprocessing, including cell cultivation. Activities include conducting process improvements and providing problem-solving support for customers around the world. Thomas holds presentations and courses about cell culture bioprocessing and products for both internal and external personnel and is an inventor on two bioreactor-related patents.
Patrick Guertin, MSc, biochemistry
Patrick Guertin has been with GE Healthcare since 2006. He is currently a Fast Trak Global Technical Manager (GTEM) who works closely with customers from biopharmaceutical companies, CMOs, and government labs to solve their specific upstream biomanufacturing challenges. Patrick brings more than 25 years of industry experience and substantial expertise in upstream process development, pilot plant operations, and cGMP manufacturing for mAbs, recombinant therapeutics, and vaccines.