Jeff Carter, PhD
Dr. Carter has been a supplier to the bio/pharmaceutical manufacturing industry for the past eighteen years, and is currently serving as Director of Research and Development for filtration and single-use products at GE Healthcare Life Sciences. In this role, he has been responsible for directing product design initiatives, and has been leading in the areas of developing robust programs for extractables characterization, sterilization and microbial control, and rigorous application of Quality to the development and manufacture of customized single-use solutions. Prior to this position, he has been in Marketing and R&D capacities at GE and at Millipore, where he was active in the areas of sterile filtration and virus clearance.
Dr. Carter received his PhD from the Pennsylvania State University, studying microbial genetic recombination, and he held a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, where he performed research in the area of microbial DNA replication. He is active in external organizations, such as the Parenteral Drug Association and The BioProcess Systems Alliance, where he is an advocate for promoting the application of good scientific and business practices to the implementation of single-use biopharmaceutical manufacturing solutions.