The Making of a Vaccine

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Monday, March 14, 2022, 6 pm

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Husky Bites presents Special Guest Caryn Heldt

Director, Health Research Institute
James and Lorna Mack Endowed Chair of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering
Professor, Chemical Engineering
Michigan Technological University


Dylan Turpeinen '20 (Ology Bioservices, Inc.)


Just how are different vaccines made? Special guest Caryn Heldt, the James and Lorna Mack Endowed Chair of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, will talk about the different types of vaccines, how they are made, and the FDA approval process. Joining in will be one of Dr. Heldt’s former students, Dylan Turpeinen, who worked as an undergraduate and graduate researcher in the Heldt Bioseparations Lab. Dr. Turpeinen is now a downstream process development scientist at the Florida-based biopharmaceutical company Ology Bioservices.

Join us early at 5:45 p.m. for conversation and a weather update.

Read the blog post here.

About Husky Bites

Husky Bites are free Interactive Zoom Webinars from the College of Engineering at Michigan Tech. Time after for Q&A.

Series Host

Janet Callahan
Dean of the College of Engineering
Michigan Technological University

Brain Food

Join us for a bite! Grab some dinner with Dean Janet Callahan and a special guest, and learn something new! This family-friendly event is BYOC (bring your own curiosity). 

When: Mondays, 6:00 p.m. starting January 24 and held weekly through April 4, with a break on March 7.

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