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Cristina Barbirato
Senior Scientist - Scientific and Regulatory Expertise of BQC Biopharma, at Merck


Cristina is the Scientific and Regulatory Expert within GMS Ivrea Quality Control at Merck, located in Ivrea, Italy. Cristina joined the Company in July 2007 as Lab Researcher and covered roles of increasing responsibility, firstly becoming responsible of the Mammalian Safety Characterization & Development Project Lab and now she’s covering the role of Scientific and Regulatory Expert for the Quality Control specialized in testing strategy related to adventitious viral contaminant detection in Biotech processes. Cristina received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biotechnology at University School for Biotechnology of Turin and a Master’s Degree in Medical Biotechnology at Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Turin. Moreover, she completed a Master in “Advanced technologies applied to Biotechnology” at Bioindustry Park, Colleretto Giacosa, Italy

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Agenda Sessions

  • Rapid Methods for Adventitious Virus Detection and Sterility Assurance: How can we achieve broad adoption?