Session – Comparative analysis of available CDMOs – does more expensive always mean better? Yuyi Shen is the associate director and head of process development & manufacturing at Bolt Biotherapeutics. She served scientific roles in process development and manufacturing science department at various biotech companies including XOMA, Bayer and BioMarin and Grifols. She holds a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from University of California, Davis. Yuyi provides technical leadership with specialty in process improvement, scale up, technical transfer to bioprocess manufacturing internally and externally and had extensive CDMO management experiences. She had solid troubleshooting and problem-solving skills and encouraged contract manufacturers to deliver with high efficiency and better quality.