USP Therapeutic Proteins and Peptides Workshop: Analytical Characterization and Impurities*

This two-day workshop will address the current challenges surrounding one of the fastest growing classes of drugs. Meant to encourage discussion and debate, the workshop will examine issues related to the analytical characterization and impurities of therapeutic peptides and proteins both from compendial and industry perspective. An update on the development and modernization of relevant USP standards will be presented along with case studies and panel discussions.

Why Attend?

  • Better understand USP’s role in protein and peptide space
  • Learn regulatory requirements for impurities of peptides and proteins
  • Learn about analytical characterization of therapeutic proteins and peptides
  • Hear about changes/new info on monograph(s)/chapter(s) and provide feedback

Who Should Participate?

  • Analytical Chemists
  • QA/QC Analysts
  • R&D Scientists, Managers
  • Manufacturing Scientists, Managers
  • Senior level Management
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Contract Research organizations
  • Contract Manufacturing Organizations
  • Academia and Institution Scholars

Workshop Speakers

  • Wesley Workman, Chair: USP General Chapters,Biological Analysis Expert Committee
  • Kshitij A. Patkar, U.S. Food and Drug Administsration (FDA)
  • Gwenael Cirefice, European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines (EDQM)
  • Narendra Chirmule, Biocon
  • Dhananjay Patankar, Syngene
  • Rakesh K Setty, Dr. Reddy’s Lab
  • Sridevi Khambhampaty, Dr. Reddy’s Lab
  • K. Satyanarayana, NATCO
  • Prasanna K  Devaraneni, Lupin
  • Jeetender Chugh, Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER)

Registration Information

Advance Registration Deadline

Advance registration will be available till 12 February 2016. No on-spot registrations.

Pricing Information

Registration fees for this workshop have been set as follows:

Participant Type Regular Fee Per Person
(1-2 individuals from the same organization)
Discounted Fee Per Person
(3 to 4 individuals from the same organization; all must register at the same time to receive the discounted fee)
Discounted Fee Per Person
(5 or more individuals from the same organization; all must register at the same time to receive the discounted fee)
Early Bird Discount
Industry Participant INR 20,000 + 14.5% service tax INR 18,000 + 14.5% service tax INR 17,000 + 14.5% service tax INR 16,000 + 14.50% service tax
Academic/Government Participant INR 8,000 +14.5% Service tax N/A N/A N/A

Cancellation and Substitution Policy

Registrations are nonrefundable. Registration is nontransferable between USP education programs due to variability in program sponsors; it is permissible to send an alternative attendee. Substitutions must be submitted in writing via email to Mr. Mujeeb Mohammed at or

Registration Questions

For Registration please Contact Mr. Mujeeb Mohammed at /040-44488888 Extn-932 / Mob- +918897157761 or

Local Area Information

Hotel and Workshop Venue

Hotel Taj Deccan
Road No. 1 Banjara Hills
Hyderabad 500034


The Hyderabad area is served by the Rajiv Gandhi Hyderabad International Airport


For information on ground transportation, please see the To & From section of the airport’s website or ask your hotel if they can arrange for private car service.