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Live Blogging from the PDA Microbiology Conference

As I did last year, I will be blogging live from the PDA 6th Annual Global Conference on Pharmaceutical Microbiology. Here are the following rapid micro method presentations that I will be attending on Monday and Tuesday:

Keynote Address: Global Developments of Rapid Methods and Automation in Microbiology: A Thirty Year Review and Predictions into the Future. Daniel Y.C. Fung, PhD, Industry Professor, Food and Science, Kansas State University

A Rapid and Automated Prototype System for the Microbiological Monitoring of Sterile Pharmaceutical Environments. Michele J. Storrs-Mabilat, PhD, Global Scientific Partnerships Manager, Industrial Microbiology Division, bioMerieux, Inc.

Advanced Microbiological Systems—A Case Study on Validating a Microbial ID System to Meet the New Regulatory Requirements for Part 11. Gene Zhang, PhD, Principal Scientist, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceutical

The Benefits of Developing an In-house Disinfectants Qualification Process: Understanding, Responsiveness, and Control. Eric Myers, Senior Supervisor - QC Microbiology, Pfizer, Inc., Claudio D. Denoya, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology University of Connecticut

Single-Molecule Technology for Broadband Detection and Identification of Bacteria. Rudolf Gilmanshin, PhD, Vice President, Advanced Platform Research, Pathogenetix

Rapid Micro Project in Chiesi Pharmaceuticals Group: Development and Qualification of Alternative Method for the Release of Non-sterile and Sterile Products. Alessio Fantuzzi, PhD, Microbiological Project Supervisor, Chiesi Pharmaceutical, Michele Bosi, Quality Control Manager, Chiesi Pharmaceutical

Debunking the Myth’s Surrounding Rapid Microbiological Methods and Their Impact on Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and the Quality of Medicinal Products. Michael J. Miller, PhD, President, Microbiology Consultants, LLC.


  1. I liked the article you can read about microbiology automation at
    and even more in book Lectures on applied clinical microbiology


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