Speaker Biography:


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.