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BioProcess International US West
Mark Your Calendar for BPI US West 2025!
March 18-21, 2025San Diego Convention Center

Semsi Ensari
Senior Director, Process Development at Kite Pharma, a Gilead Company


Semsi Ensari is leading the Process Technology and Materials Development team at Kite Pharma to develop innovative and off-the-shelf technologies and materials for the manufacturing of next-generation cell therapy products. Prior to joining Kite, Semsi held positions with increasing responsibilities in Research, Process Development, and Manufacturing at Schering-Plough, Ambrx, and Genentech. Over the course of 20 years of service, Semsi has a proven track record in successfully developing, implementing and maintaining processes to produce biologics and cell therapies. Semsi holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Bogazici University in Turkey and, a master’s, and Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine.

Agenda Sessions

  • Integration of Automation and Closed Processing in Cell Therapy

  • Workshop Roundup - Evolving Cell & Gene Therapy Manufacturing to the Next Generation