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National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing (NCTM)

Overview of Services

The National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing (NCTM) is an interdisciplinary workforce education and research center serving the global biopharmaceutical and vaccine manufacturing industries. A member of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, the NCTM develops and delivers customizable instructor-led, computer-based, and hands-on learning to expose the student to various aspects of cell culture and basic molecular biology, aseptic processes and microbiology, upstream and downstream processing of biological materials including viruses, monoclonal antibodies and other recombinant proteins, as well as industrial bioanalytical methods.

NCTM also provides enabling technologies to academic/medical researchers and start-ups through its blended infrastructure of academic, scientific, and industrial expertise and complete range of bench-to-pilot and Phase I scale bioprocess and analytical equipment. Our capabilities include:

  • Media screening to improve cell line productivity
  • Expression systems including bacteria/yeast/mammalian/insect lines
  • Protein expression and purification
  • Process development/optimization support
  • Analytical methods development and characterization

Leadership

Baley Reeves, PhD - Director
Michael Johanson - Associate Director, Operations

Location and hours of operation

Hours      Location

8:00-1700, Monday - Friday

     100 Discovery Dr
     College Station, TX 77845

Links and Resources

  1. https://nctm.tamu.edu

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Baley Reeves
Director
 

 
programs@nctmmail.tamu.edu
 

 
Lyndsey Torrez
Lab Coordinator
 
979-458-8509
 
ltorrez@tamu.edu
 

 
Steven Bravo
Research Engineer
 
979-847-5855
 
stevenj.bravo@tamu.edu