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March 14-17, 2022
San Diego Convention CenterSan Diego, California

Felix Montero-Julian
Scientific Affairs Director at Biomerieux


Felix, is a Scientific Director of the Healthcare Business of bioMerieux. Felix has over 25 years of experience in industrial and clinical diagnostics and previously served as the Chemunex R&D Director in Biomerieux. Félix graduated from the Autonomous Metropolitan University in Mexico as Industrial Biochemistry Engineer and obtained a PhD in Immunology from the Aix Marseille II University in France. Felix is a member of different scientific organizations (PDA, ISAC) and served as an expert in a panel for the Development of Compendial Rapid Sterility Tests for the USP. Félix has been and continues to be extensively involved in the implementation and acceptance of rapid and alternative microbiological methods. He is a prominent speaker at congresses and conferences and a regular contributor to bioMérieux scientific whitepapers. Félix have extensive technical experience includes development of in vitro diagnostic and research use reagents and applications, cell and tissue culture systems, microbiology, alternative and rapid microbiological methods, sterility testing, mycoplasma detection, compendia methods, methods for blood bank testing, cell and gene therapy process.

Agenda Sessions

  • Advancing QC for Cell and Gene Therapies: From Starting Material to Product Delivery