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Trials of a Medicine Maker

Brought to you by Cytiva in partnership with The Medicine Maker

Many publications offer a light-hearted comic strip – and why should biopharma miss out? The Medicine Maker is delighted to partner with Cytiva to bring you a monthly cartoon featuring the (mis)adventures of Gene and Eva in their bioprocessing lab.

If you have any ideas you’d like to see in future comic strips about bioprocessing then get in touch with us at [email protected]

All Aboard for Modeling and Miniaturization!

Gene is very excited about the hot new trend in process development...

October 2019

Taking Off An Unpleasant Load

Gene's ingenuity catches Eva off guard, but is all as it seems?

September 2019

Cell therapy manufacturing? It's time to scale out!

August 2019

Will Gene's Supplier Exchange Program and eData skills get him what he wants?

July 2019

Fail to Prepare? Prepare to Fail…

“Er, Eva? Do we have a preventative maintenance strategy?”

June 2019

Click here to learn more about preventative maintenance strategies

The Nightmare Before the Viral Vectors

The demands of viral vectors give Gene a restless night. 

May 2019

Click here to learn more about viral vectors

Advanced analytics, VR and holidays on the beach

The rewards of Industry 4.0 are many after Gene and Eva do a terrific job (for once!)

April 2019

Click here to learn more about integrating automation into your biomanufacturing environment

Well, That'll Do It

Gene's new policy will be sure to retain staff... permanently.

March 2019

Click here to learn more about Fast Trak training and education

All Aboard the Seed Train?

Gene is in charge of seed train duty! But the reality doesn’t quite live up to his expectations…

February 2019

To find out more on simplifying cell culture expansion, click here

New Year; New Therapies

Gene holds onto his job, but things are about to get a lot more complicated..

January 2019

Click to find out more on cell therapy

It happened again... bioprocess variability!

But fear not, detectives Gene and Eva are on the case!

December 2018

Click here to find out how to achieve optimal performance in biomanufacturing

Outsourcing Buffer Management is Smart Thinking

Eva discovers that Gene's project management skills leave a lot to be desired...

November 2018

Revenge of the Bioburden

Eva fears the facility's bioburden issues may be getting out of hand and suggests they make some changes...

October 2018

The Secret to Tech transfer Success is…

… good communication , robust record keeping and not forgetting your homework.

September 2018

Click here to learn about the best practices for scaling up mAB processes.

Captain Column to the Rescue?

Gene’s mastery of column packing leaves much to be desired. Is training the right answer?

August 2018

Click here and here to learn more about column packing

Outsourcing Buffer Management is Smart Thinking

Eva would love a holiday, but buffer management is tough! Hopefully SmartSource can help with her workload.

July 2018

Click here to learn more about large-scale bioprocess buffer management

Chief Technology Office

Chief Technology Office

The challenge of convincing senior staff to invest in continuous bioprocessing.

June 2018

Click here to learn more about continuous processing

Asking the Right Questions

Eva likes to ensure her new suppliers are all on the ball (rather than relying on a dubious crystal ball).

May 2018

Click here to learn more about best practices for security of supply

Modular Manufacturing = Child’s Play?

Gene and Eva marvel at the wonders of modular manufacturing for building new facilities in new locations.

April 2018

Click here to learn more about modular manufacturing facilities

Why embracing single use could help you hedge your bets

Eva has some bad news for Gene.

March 2018

Click here to learn more about outsourcing to a CDMO

Single Use or Stainless Steel?

The clinical trial results are positive so far, but is stainless steel really the best option? Eva isn’t so sure…

February 2018

Click here to learn more about single-use biomanufacturing

Which PAT is the Best Pat for a Cleanroom?

PAT can bring many benefits, but only if implemented correctly…

January 2018

Click here to learn more about process optimization and PAT

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