Phage Consultants brings anti-bacterial contamination solution to BIO International
Press Release | Phage Consultants
MAY 25, 2015
Gdansk, Poland: – Specialist CRO Phage Consultants will be returning to the prestige BIO International convention in the USA with details of a custom bacteriophage mix to suppress bacterial contaminations in bioprocesses.
This is the sixth successive year that the Polish-based bacteriophage and bioreactor contamination specialists have been present at the world’s leading biotechnology event, which this year opens in Philadelphia on June 15.
“With every successive BIO International, we have been able to bring some new and relevant insight or innovation in the fields of phage detection, contamination, control and prevention,” said Phage Consultants CEO, Dr. Marcin Los.
Bacterial contamination solution
“Last year we were able to share the theory of using bacteriophage technologies to keep bioprocesses safely on track by combating bacterial and bioreactor contamination. This year we are able to show a developed solution that can be applied to any process,” said Dr. Los.
Once again, Phage will also be an exhibitor at BIO-International. Dr. Los and fellow Phage Consultants founder, Dr. Joanna Los, who is the company’s Chief Research Officer, will lead the team at Booth 3610.
Here they will be able to show details of the customized anti-contamination mix that uses the power of bacteriophages to defeat dangerous bacterial contaminations of sensitive biological processes.
Joanna Los commented: “The BIO International convention always presents us with wonderful opportunities to meet our peers and all those decision makers who care about troubleshooting bioprocesses, about phage and microbial contamination and its prevention.”
“Once again we will be talking to production and management teams of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, both face to face and using the wonderful web-based networking platform there,” Joanna Los added.
About Phage Consultants
Bacteriophages (phages) are viruses that infect bacteria. First discovered around 1915, phages play an important role in viral biology, used to elucidate DNA viral reproduction through lytic and lysogenic cycles. They have been used for almost a century as alternatives to antibiotics and can have therapeutic effect against multi-drug-resistant strains of many bacteria.
Based in Poland, Phage Consultants is a contract research and manufacturing organization that specializes in bacteriophage detection and characterization and production. Phage has become a world leader in using the power of bacteriophage technology in bioprocess infection and contamination control and assisting companies whose production is based on microbial activities in preventing phage, bacterial, fungal and viral contaminations.
Phage Consultants are specialists in the field of bacteriophage biology with specific expertise on phage activity in bioprocessing. Its team provides unique assistance to pharmaceutical and biotech companies, offering a range of services from personal training to consulting and process optimization in phage growth limitation. The company also advises and assists clients in the development of new production facilities.
About BIO-International Spring 2015
The BIO-International® Convention is EBD Group’s flagship conference providing life science companies with further high caliber knowledge sharing and partnering opportunities. The convention attracts some 2,500 CEOs from the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
The 2015 BIO-International Convention is a four-day event opening June 15 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in central Philadelphia.
The BIO-International convention has been running since 2003 and consistently attracts executives from established and emerging pharma and biotech companies, along with academic researchers and private investors including venture capital and private equity and organizations developing companion diagnostics.
More than 15,500 people, from 66 countries, attended the 2014 convention in San Diego, California. EBD’s sophisticated web-based partnering ONE system was used to facilitate more than 29,000 meetings, involving more than 3,000 companies.
The Convention is organized by EBD Group in partnership with the US Biotechnology Industry Organization.
More information at: http://convention.bio.org
Dr. Marcin Los, CEO, Phage Consultants
Tel: +48 503 636 224
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