Narlin Beaty, Ph.D. is a principal in Sublimation
Science, a service organization to the parenteral pharmaceutical industry
specializing in lyophilization commissioning, cycle development and both
machine and product cycle validation. He is also a founder of Qualification
Process Solutions, an engineering firm that performs large equipment and
utility commissioning as well as managing production shutdown activities. He retired from a career as the Chief Science
Officer at Chesapeake Biological Laboratories, Inc. in Baltimore Maryland. Dr. Beaty has 22 years of experience in
diverse areas of sterile manufacturing, engineering related to fill and finish
of pharmaceuticals, sales, and contracts.
Over the past two decades he has been closely involved in the transfer
of scores of processes from the development lab to commercialization. In
addition to lyophilization projects, Dr. Beaty is knowledgeable in test method
development and testing validation; sterile process design and manufacturing
validations; preparation of clinical trial materials; container-closure system
design; and accelerated and ongoing stability studies. He holds BS and MS degrees from the Univ. of Texas
at Austin, and a Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry from the Univ.
of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
His current professional associations include the American Association
for the Advancement of Science, the American Chemical Society.