Elizabeth_Cummings Bende

Elizabeth Cummings Bende

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Biomedical Innovation

Elizabeth Cummings Bende is a Postdoctoral Associate at MIT in the Center for Biomedical Innovation, and works with Professor Anthony J. Sinskey, Dr. Stacy L. Springs, and Professor Richard D. Braatz. She earned her B.S.E. from the University of Pennsylvania in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in 2013, and her PhD from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Chemical Engineering 2018. Her PhD research focused on an industrial cell culture process for clonal propagation in pine trees. At MIT, she is working to design, build, and commission a continuous manufacturing testbed for monoclonal antibodies to be used for development and validation of process modeling tools.