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BioProcess International
September 23-26, 2024
Hynes Convention CenterBoston, USA

Simon Joubert
Team Leader, Cell Line Development at National Research Council Canada


Dr Joubert earned his BSc in Biochemistry and his PhD in Pharmacology with honours from University of Montreal in 2006, working with Dr André De Léan. He then did a postdoctoral fellowship in molecular virology at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute, followed by an industrial postdoctoral fellowship in discovery of biotherapeutics for rare and severe bone disorders at Enobia Pharma. He then worked at Enobia Pharma and Alexion Pharmaceuticals biotechs until 2014 on biologics R&D programs as a scientist and team leader. In 2015 he joined the National Research Council of Canada as Team Leader of the Cell Line Development unit of the Human Health Therapeutics Research Center. His team specializes in optimization of CHO cell line protein production processes and improvement of methodologies to generate and identify optimal CHO cell lines for manufacturing of biologics, and provides CHO cell line development services both for internal projects and external clients.

Agenda Sessions

  • Process for generation of high-producing CHO cell lines for biologics manufacturing using the CHO2353™ cell line