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BioProcess International Europe
Welcome to BPI Europe 2024!
9-12 April 2024Messe Wien Congress Centre, Vienna

Kerstin Brack
Scientific Director, Global Biosafety at Charles River


Kerstin Brack is a Scientific Director at Charles River’s Erkrath, Germany facility, serving as a subject matter expert for biologics biosafety testing. She studied biology and received her degree at the University of Bremen in Germany where her PhD thesis focused on the interactions of the Hepatitis A virus with its host cells. In 2001 Kerstin joined NewLab BioQuality AG (now Charles River) as a Study Director for viral and prion validation studies. She also established analytical test methods for biosafety testing of biologics as well as cell-based potency assays. From 2004 to 2018 she headed Charles River’s departments for biosafety testing and bioassay services.

Agenda Sessions

  • Viral safety aspects of biological raw materials used to manufacture biologics including advanced therapy medicinal products