For the last 10 years, Kirsten Strahlendorf has been working as a Senior Scientist in Research and Development at Sanofi Pasteur in Toronto. She holds a Professional Engineering license and an honours degree in Biological Engineering from the University of Guelph. She is a candidate for a Master’s of Engineering from the University of Toronto in June 2016.
Kirsten takes a seat on the Board of Directors for the Bio-Process Systems Alliance. A driver in the bioprocessing community, she has published several journal articles. Kirsten manages a bioprocess design and scale-up laboratory for vaccine formulations. Her focus lies in automation and isolation systems for novel biotechnology products decades away from being marketed.