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  • Thoughts from the World Vaccine Congress, Washington 2018
    • posted by: Lee Smith
    • posted on: April 3, 2018

    I'm currently attending the World Vaccine Congress 2018 in Washington to hear the latest musing from the sector's thought leaders and also find out about the latest technologies that are being used in the production of vaccines globally.

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  • Themis Bioscience Enters into a $37.5m Agreement with CEPI to Develop a Lassa Fever and MERS-CoV Vaccine
    • posted by: Lee Smith
    • posted on: March 7, 2018

    Themis Bioscience GmbH, an Austrian based vaccine company, has secured a $37.5m agreement with CEPI to create new vaccines for the infectious diseases Lassa Fever and MERS-CoV.

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  • Building a Process Control Strategy
    • posted by: Lee Smith
    • posted on: October 11, 2016

    Frequently when a process development team are putting together the upstream and downstream components of their processes, the last thing on the their minds is the performance of the tests or assays that they'll be measuring it by.  Even if they do think about, they may make an unhealthy assumption that they can simply rely on the data.  Sometimes they'll be right, often they'll be wrong.  When measuring the performance of their process they need to be thinking about the process variability.....

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  • Meet GRA at the World Vaccine Congress, Barcelona
    • posted by: Lee Smith
    • posted on: October 5, 2016

    Dr. Lee Smith from GRA will be attending the World Vaccine Congress 2016 in Barcelona from the 10-12 October. The conference will be held at the Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos hotel. Hope to see you there!

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  • Balancing the statistical tightrope
    • posted by: Lee Smith
    • posted on: September 26, 2016

    During one development meeting early in my industrial career, a process development group member asked me whether the value my group had reported in one result was okay to use. I confidently replied “Yes, it’s fine. It’s about 40, somewhere between 38 and 42. The other person raised his eyebrows - an answer not met with full understanding, but rather concern.

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