Accelerate Your Bench to Production Timeline by Collocating Research with Process Development and Pilot Scale Production

  • Facilitate tech transfers between teams
  • Transition from a PD lab to Pilot lab as business needs change
  • Ensure quality of pharmaceutical products
  • Improve your process as it evolves during optimization

Peter Genest
Head of Client Solutions

Peter is a biopharmaceutical manufacturing expert with more than 20 years of experience in the industry. He comes to SmartLabs from Catalent Biologics where he managed business development efforts in the northeast region. Prior to that, he held various roles in Product Development and Product Management for GE Healthcare’s Biomanufacturing Solutions business incorporating both automated unit operations and single-use connectivity.

His many accomplishments include:

  • Developed an automated, turnkey manufacturing solution for mAb production with a single use platform that now has over 100 global installations
  • Developed automated mixing and filtration unit operations to fill gaps in GE Healthcare’s portfolio
  • Created first end-to-end single use connectivity solutions for mAb manufacturing platform
  • Led process engineering design and commissioning for world’s largest cellulosic ethanol plant for British Petroleum

Craig Beasley
Chief Technical Officer
BlueRock Therapeutics

Craig Beasley joined BlueRock Therapeutics in August 2021. As Chief Technology Officer he is responsible for Technical Operations including cell line derivation, process development, manufacturing, facilities and engineering, lab operations, and analytical sciences.

Prior to BlueRock, Craig served as VP, Cell Therapy Supply Chain and Patient Operations at BMS overseeing cell therapy assets (clinical and commercial stage), demand and supply planning, patient operations, external manufacturing oversight (including oversight for lentiviral vector manufacturing), materials management, cell logistics and Cell Therapy’s Business Process owners.

Craig joined Juno Therapeutics in 2016 as head of manufacturing & supply chain.

Prior to that Craig was VP, Next Generation Manufacturing at Biogen, holding leadership positions throughout the technical operations group. Craig started Biogen leading the Process & Automation engineering group and then transferred to the Director of Manufacturing for Biogen’s RTP large scale manufacturing facility. Further to that, Craig served as head of Supply Chain Quality and in addition, worked as Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis for 2 years reporting to the CFO.

Craig holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University.

SmartLabs provides teams of all sizes enterprise-grade labs customized within weeks for any stage of research or modality and can be reconfigured within days as your research evolves. Outsource your infrastructure and avoid the extensive costs of traditional lab builds while your own teams accelerate your research in a private lab.