Stacy Springs

Senior Director of Programs, Executive Director Biomanufacturing Initiatives

Dr. Stacy Springs serves as the Senior Director of Programs at MIT’s Center for Biomedical Innovation and as the Executive Director of Biomanufacturing Initiatives including MIT’s Biomanufacturing Program, (BioMAN), it’s Consortia on Adventitious Agent Contamination in Biomanufacturing, (CAACB), and the BioACCESS initiative.  The objective of BioMAN is to develop knowledge, science, technologies and strategies that advance the global manufacture and delivery of high quality biopharamaceuticals.  The CAACB pools biopharmaceutical manufacturing expertise in the area of adventitious agent contamination to better enable a safe and dependable delivery of life-saving biologics.  BioACCESS seeks to better understand the growing need for and barriers to safe, effective, and affordable health services in low- and middle-income countries, especially biologic therapies for chronic and non-communicable diseases.  In addition, Dr. Springs serves as the Executive Director for the Sloan School’s Food Supply Chain Analytics and Sensing Initiative, (FSAS) as well as participating in the Critical Analytics for Manufacturing Personalized-Medicine (CAMP) program, an interdisciplinary research group at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART).

Dr. Springs’ research interests include biomanufacturing, risk management, science policy and food safety.  She holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin and gained postdoctoral training in protein and biophysical chemistry at Princeton University.