Phage Consultants celebrates 10th BIO International appearance
Press Release | Phage Consultants
MAY 18, 2018
Gdansk, Poland: – Specialist CRO Phage Consultants (PC) will bring its latest bacteriophage expertise and decontamination technologies to Boston for the 25th Anniversary BIO International Convention, one of the biggest biotech industry events in the world.
BIO International 2018 will also mark an anniversary for Phage Consultants, which will be attending the event for the tenth year in succession. The company celebrated its own 10th anniversary in 2017.
PC will again be an exhibitor at the event with its stand at Booth 1266 as part of the BioProcess Zone at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. CEO and founder, Dr. Marcin Los, will lead the PC presence at BIO International.
The Phage Consultants stand will show a wide range of its solutions for safeguarding sensitive biotech processes, biological reactions and fermentations, focusing in particular on keeping bacterial fermentations free from bacteriophage contamination.
Dr. Los will also use the congresses ONE-on-ONE™ Partnering facility to explain more about Phage Consultants’ bacteriophage contamination and microbial detection tools and its troubleshooting and prevention capabilities.
10 years of phage leadership
“This is our tenth year in a row at BIO International and there some very good reasons that we have been such a consistent presence here,” commented Marcin Los.
“Quite simply this is one of the most important networking and knowledge-sharing events for our industry, with huge importance for the fields of phage contamination and decontamination,” he explained.
“This event provides a great opportunity to connect with fermentation managers and biological production teams concerned with phage and microbial contamination, troubleshooting and prevention. We will show, how we can assist in prevention and troubleshooting of phage and bacterial contaminations. We will also present ways in which our bacteriophage-based solutions can be applied in wide spectra of possible fields, from development of phage-based human or animal medicines, agricultural biopesticides, or the ability to decontaminate any industrial bioprocess and isolate it from a whole range of bacterial threats, with bacteriophage mixes that can be customized to any particular application,” Dr. Los added.
About Phage Consultants
Phage Consultants is a contract research and manufacturing organization that specializes in bacteriophage detection and characterization and production.
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.
Founded in Gdansk, Poland, in 2007, PC have become world leaders 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 bacteriophage contamination, along with bacterial, fungal and viral contaminations.
Phage Consultants are also 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 2018
The 25th Anniversary BIO International Convention (BIO) provides a week of intensive networking for biotechnology and pharma leaders to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. It attracts more than 16,000 delegates involved in a wide spectrum of life science and application areas including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell therapy.
BIO International 2018 returns to Boston MA as a four -day event opening June 4 at the waterfront Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC). The convention will feature more than 35,000 face-to-face meetings for some 3,100 companies organised using the proprietary BIO One-on-One partnering™ system, as well as hundreds of individual company presentations, a program of world-renowned keynote speakers and some 20 Session Tracks.
A co-located trade show will feature more than 1,800 exhibitors from fields ranging from digital health and diagnostics to bioprocesses.
The event is organized by the Washington DC-based Biotechnology Innovation Organization with more information at: http://convention.bio.org/.
Dr. Marcin Los, CEO, Phage Consultants
Tel: +48 503 636 224