Merck webinar: Environmental monitoring in aseptic isolator manufacturing

Published: 14-Aug-2019

Dr Anne-Grit Klees and Tony Ancrum of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, are hosting the webinar 'Air Samplers and Media for Biocontamination Control: Environmental Monitoring in Aseptic Isolator Manufacturing' on 12 September

Merck's webinar will highlight the factors that need to be taken into consideration when choosing a viable air monitoring system to test for microbiological contamination in aseptic isolators.

It will cover the essential points of air sampling units for use in aseptic isolators, along with the requirements for surface and air sampling media, including ISO 14698 compliance.

The one hour-long webinar will be hosted on 12 September, 2019 at 8:30am CEST (Paris), 2:30pm CST (Beijing).

Key topics covered:

  • Selection criteria for air samplers used in isolators
  • Requirements for environmental monitoring culture media
  • Improved methods for media transfer into isolators

Speakers include Dr Anne-Grit Klees and Tony Ancrum.

Dr Anne-Grit Klees

Global Product Manager Environmental Monitoring at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. She is a microbiologist and graduated from Philipps Universität Marburg in 1992. After graduation Klees started her career as medical referent at Pall. From 1994 she worked as global product manager at Biotest, heipha Dr Müller GmbH and Merck Life Science gaining knowledge on air samplers and ready-to-use culture media for several applications, with a focus on environmental monitoring in pharmaceutical industries.

Tony Ancrum

Global Product Manager Environmental Monitoring at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. He is responsible for air samplers, hygiene detection methods and applications and environmental monitoring. Ancrum joined the Merck team in 1996 as part of the R&D team in charge of Instrumentation design for Hygiene. He holds a BSc in Electronics.

Register for the webinar here.

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