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Scott  Bornheimer

Scott Bornheimer

Applied research manager, BD Biosciences
Dr. Bornheimer is Manager of Applied Research and Scientific Affairs at BD Biosciences, where he works on the development and application of new technologies for single cell research, patient diagnostics, and cell therapy manufacturing. He previously led the R&D effort to develop and commercialize an extremely easy-to-use IVD cytometry system for CD4, %CD4, and Hb measurements for HIV/AIDS patients in resource limited settings (BD FACSPresto).  He joined BD to apply science and technology to directly impact patient lives, entering through the Technology Leadership Development Program.  Dr. Bornheimer received a PhD from UC San Diego in Chemistry and Biochemistry, under joint mentorship in the departments of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and Bioengineering, where he investigated heterotrimeric G-protein signaling through computational modeling, development of new biosensors, and live cell fluorescent imaging approaches.  
  • Real thinking forward combining experts in the field from manufacturing, regulatory and value vision” – “great network with strong experience and sharing risks & opportunities
    Anne-Virginie Eggimann
    bluebird bio
  • Great program, great people, great venue.
    Klaus Kühlcke
  • Dynamic, interesting and highly interactive event that promotes exchange and networking in highly specialized field of gene therapy.
    Nathalie Clement
    Powell Gene Therapy Center, University of Florida
  • Phacilitate provides a unique forum, bringing together research, process development, and commercial leaders on the cutting edge of cell, gene, and immunotherapy. A great conference for anyone wanting a comprehensive view of the field.
    Dr James Trager
  • It was all business. I’ve never been to an event where over 80% of the conversations I had were constructive to my business objectives.
    Kurt Gielen
    Chemelot Campus B.V.
  • Great way to expand network with global experts in cell and gene therapy who are facing similar challenges.
    Steven Goodman