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Guhan Subramanian: "Displacement Chromatography of Biomolecules", degree conferred May 1990. Vice President Process and Product Development, Amgen. 

Michael Phillips: "Optimization and Scale-Up of Displacement Chromatography", degree conferred May 1991. Director, Bioprocess Development, EMD Millipore.

Dauh-Rung Wu: "Multiphase Enzyme Reactors for Organic Synthesis", conferred December 1991. Research Scientist, Bristol Myers Squibb.

Clayton Brooks, III: "On the Characterization of Equilibrium in Ion Exchange Chromatography: Steric Mass Action Ion Exchange", conferred August 1993. Retired from Amgen.

Guhan Jayaraman: "Ion-Exchange Displacement Chromatography of Proteins: Heuristic Approaches to Displacer Design", conferred August 1993. Professor and Head of Biotechnology Department, IIT Madras.

Joseph Gerstner: "Membrane Chromatography", conferred May 1993. Bioprocessing Consultant. 

Young Kim:  "Metal Affinity Displacement Chromatography of Protein", conferred May 1993. Scientist, Genomics Center in Korea.

Shishir Gadam:  "Characterization of Non-Linear Adsorption Properties of Biopolymers", conferred May 1994. Senior Director, Head Biologics DS and DP Technical Leaders and External Manufacturing MSAT at Genentech.

Stuart Gallant: "Control of Optimization of Displacement Systems", conferred, 1995. VP, Engineering and Product Development at Pro-Dex, Inc.

Amitava Kundu:  "Low Molecular Weight Displacers for Protein Purification in Ion Exchange Systems", conferred July 1996. Associate Director, Process Development at Genmab MN Inc.

Suresh Vunnum: "Non-Linear Protein Separations by Immobilized Metal Affinity Chromatography", conferred, December 1996. Scientific Director of Process Development, Amgen.

Kristopher Barnthouse: "Purification of Complex Biological Mixtures by High Throughtput Chromatography", conferred 1997. Director, API Large Molecule Development, Johnson & Johnson.

Abhinav Shukla: "Novel Low Molecular Weight Displacers", conferred 1999. ‎Vice President, Process Development and Manufacturing at KBI Biopharma Inc.

Venkatesh Nataragan: "Optimization of Preparative Ion Exchange Chromatography"", conferred 1999. Senior Engineer III, Process at Biogen Idec.

Samir Sanes: "RAMAN and FTIR for evaluation of protein conformation on chromatographic surfaces", conferred 1999. Director, Early Pharmaceutical Development Group, Genentech.

Cecilia Mazza: "Quantitative-structure based predictions of displacer and protein affinities in chromatographic systems", conferred 2001. Global Product Manager HPLC columns/ Regional Sales Manager for Latin Countries at Kromasil-Eka Chemicals.

Khurram Sunsasara: "Hydrophobic Displacement Chromatography", conferred 2002. Principal Scientist, Pfizer.

Nihal Tugcu: "Design of high affinity low molecular weight displacers and investigation of the selectivity of displacers and proteins in ion exchange systems", conferred 2003. Executive Director Process Development & Engineering at Merck Co., Inc.

Kaushal Rege: "Chemoenzymatic synthesis, high-throughput screening, and structure-property relationships of novel bioseparation and DNA-binding agents", conferred 2004. Associate Professor, Arizona State University.

Fang Xia: "Hydrophobic interaction chromatography: Displacement modeling, process development, selectivity investigation, and displacer design", conferred 2002. Scientist, Amgen.

Deepak Nagrath: "Evolutionary design, multiobjective optimization and control of chromatographic processes", conferred 2003. Assistant Professor at Rice University.

Asif Ladiwala:"A multiscale investigation of protein affinity and displacer efficacy in chromatographic systems using quantitative structure-property relationship modeling", conferred 2005. Senior Engineer / Group Leader, BioProcess Development, Genentech.

Rohit Jindal: "Selective filling for patterning in microfluidic channels and integration of chromatography in 'lab-on-a-chip' devices using sol-gel technology" conferred 2005. Instructor, Massachusetts General Hospital.

Sanchayita Ghose: "Purification of monoclonal antibodies and Fc-fusion proteins: Protein A and beyond" conferred 2005. Principal Engineer/Associate Director, Biogen Idec.

Jia Liu: "High affinity and selective displacers for high resolution protein separations in ion-exchange chromatography: displacer ranking, mechanism elucidation, and displacer design", conferred 2006. Senior Research Associate, Genentech.

Ting Yang: "Protein Binding Affinity in Ion Exchange Chromatography and Quantitative Structure Property Relationship Modeling for Chromatographic Systems and Proteomics" conferred 2007. Senior Development Specialist II, Shire.

Jie Chen: "Investigation of protein adsorption in hydrophobic interaction chromatographic (HIC) systems", conferred 2007. Senior Scientist, Bistol-Myers Squibb.

Shubhadeep Goswami: "Chip electrochromatographic systems: novel vertically aligned carbon nanotube and silica monoliths based separations", conferred  2009. Process Engineer, Intel.

Wai Keen Chung: "An investigation into the effects of protein surface modifications on protein binding affinity in ion exchange and multimodal chromatography", conferred 2009.  Scientist II, Medimmune.

Steve Evans: "Displacement chromatography for proteomic applications", conferred 2009.  Senior Scientist, Medimmune.

Alexander Freed: "Multiscale modeling of chromatographic systems", conferred 2010. Post doctorate at Georgia Institute of Technology. Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton Consulting.

Christopher Morrison: "Automated high throughput screening of selective displacers", conferred 2010. Senior Scientist at Dimension Therapeutics.

Miriam Levy: "Selective filling for creating novel chromatographic chip systems", conferred 2010. Senior Scientist, Advanced Liquid Logic.

Ying Hou: "QSPR Models of homologous protein libraries", conferred 2011. Senior Research Biochemical Engineer, Merck.

Melissa Holstein: "Variant libraries for evaluation of multimodal chromatography", conferred 2012. Scientist, EMD Millipore.

        Rahul Sheth: "Smart biopolymers for affinity precipitation of antibodies", conferred 2014. Scientist I, Biomarin.

        Siddharth Parimal: "Molecular investigations of multimodal ligand-protein interactions", conferred 2014, Scientist I, Biogen Idec.

        James Woo: "Engineering biomolecular interactions to enhance selectivity in chromatographic separations", conferred 2014, Research Scientist I, Gilead Sciences.

        Kartik Srinivasan: "Biophysical investigation of protein-ligand interactions in multimodal chromatography", conferred 2014, Scientist I, Process Development, Amgen.

        Hanne Sophie Karkov:  "Investigations into multimodal chromatographic selectivity using in silico designed Fab fragment variants and column modeling", conferred 2015,
        Research Scientist in Downstream Technology, Novo Nordisk, Denmark.

        William Keller: "Predictive scale-up of ion-exchange chromatography using high throughput miniature columns", conferred 2015, Post Doctoral Fellow, Novo Nordisk,
        Denmark. 

        Suvrajit Banerjee: "Protein-Surface Interactions In Multimodal Chromatography: A Molecular Modeling Based Investigation", conferred 2016, Entrepreneurial Scientist, Avantor.

 

 

 

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