AllCells: Quality Cells for Quality Science


Since its inception in 1998, AllCells (AllCells, LLC) has been a forward-thinking company with a fervent focus on providing the highest quality cells for biomedical researchers. AllCells Founder and Chairman, Jay Tong describes his early days as a research scientist and the challenges of pioneering the human primary cells industry. Key AllCells employees discuss the benefits of soucing product from AllCells and the range of solutions we can offer our clients. At AllCells, we put customers and their research first.

Mission


At AllCells, our mission is to support researchers in making groundbreaking discoveries in life science and improve human health. Our role is delivering the highest quality hematology and immunology cell-based products and bio services consistently, reliably, and affordably.

Our Vision is to:

  • Be the industry preferred biotechnology company, globally.
  • Adapt to market trends to meet our customers’ special needs.
  • Advance the industry by inspiring researchers through our drive to innovate.
  • Deliver quality products and services for life science research and clinical grade applications.
  • Revolutionize the process of ordering cells through a customer-centric approach featured on AllCells’ Webstore.

AllCells Advantage


For over two decades, AllCells has been the leading provider of high-quality human primary blood and marrow-based cells. Through experience and scientific expertise, AllCells maintains the best-in-class products and services with optimized protocols that ensure research and clinical grade products are delivered on time to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, healthcare, and academic institutions around the world.

By sourcing through our on-site, IRB-approved, state-of-the-art donor and management facilities, AllCells offers the fastest delivery time in the industry for custom orders. After collecting cells and whole tissue from a large repository of recallable, healthy donors, AllCells immediately processes fresh tissue in our adjacent labs, producing purified cell types with unparalleled quality and consistency.

By consistently delivering high-viability, high-purity subtypes, and guaranteeing an accurate cell count, AllCells has earned a reputation for high-quality cells with the ability to customize our product to meet even the most unique requirements. AllCells – Quality Cells for Quality Science

Our Promise


At AllCells, we understand that high-quality starting materials are essential to better patient outcomes. We are committed to the endless pursuit of our passion for innovation and customer engagement.

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The Right Cells

 

Quality and viability you can trust

  • Comprehensive validation protocols.
  • Unsurpassed donor screening protocols.
  • Multiple cell types for a wide variety of research applications.
  • Customized services to meet project requirements.

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At the Right Time

 

Special orders delivered in three days

  • On-site blood and marrow collection facilities ensure supply chain control.
  • Delivered when you need them.
  • Worldwide service – now delivered faster.
  • Easy ordering with real-time chat & inventory checks.

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AllCells Capabilities

 

Experienced provider

  • Donor recruitment and retention.
  • Optimized cell isolation protocols.
  • Quality management system.

History


Founded in 1998, AllCells is a biotechnology company dedicated to providing global researchers and biomanufacturing organizations with a dependable supply of biologically relevant, high quality primary cells that enable drug discovery, development, and manufacturing of cell therapies. Leveraging its expertise in hematology and immunology cell isolations, combined with on-site whole blood and bone marrow tissue collection operations, AllCells maintains direct access to a large repository of diverse donor profiles that can be further screened and qualified for biomedical applications. Utilizing its contiguous cell processing facilities, freshly collected tissue is immediately processed into purified cell types with unparalleled quality consistency. This optimal work-flow provides for the highest viability, purity, and cell count available. Fresh or frozen cells are shipped worldwide, or fresh cells can be immediately utilized in fee-for-service cell-based assays – delivering cell culture results/data to meet client project timelines.

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AllCells Founded in Berkeley, California by Jay Tong, M.D.

Published first catalog offering a wide range of products and bioservices.

Delivered directly to local, domestic and global customers

Further diversified product portfolio by adding numerous CD34+ isolated cell products and fresh cord blood.

Achieved the “Fast 50 Award” award from the United States Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce

Established IRB-approved, state-of-the-art donor facilities to collect cells and whole tissue from a large repository of recallable donors which enables custom orders to be fulfilled in the shortest time in the industry

Established IRB-approved, state-of-the-art donor facilities to collect cells and whole tissue from a large repository of recallable donors which enables custom orders to be fulfilled in the shortest time in the industry

Employed cutting-edge processing tools, such as AutoMACS and CliniMACs

Achieved the “Fast 50 Award” award from the United States Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce

Ranked among the fastest growing privately owned United States companies by Inc. 500.

Relocated to AllCells existing Headquarters in Alameda, California.

Expansion of Worldwide market channels

Began delivering GMP Clinical Grade products to the biomedical research market.

Grand Opening of AllCells Boston offices.

Integrated enterprise systems solutions Oracle Netsuite.

Clinical Grade Donor Pool is launched.

Two Bi-Coastal Successful Collection Sites.

Lonza Partnership

Added Cryo Leukopaks to extensive cryopreserved portfolio

Grand Opening of AllCells Houston offices

GMP continued product expansion

Leadership Team

Danny Zheng, MBA

President and CEO

Danny Zheng had held CEO and CFO positions in several public companies listed at the NYSE, American Stock Exchange (merged into NYSE), and OTC Markets. Danny has extensive experience in managing complex global entities, business development and transformation, finance, and SEC compliance in the information technology, consumer product, and hedge fund industries. Most recently, Danny was the CEO of GlassBridge Enterprises, Inc. a public traded investment advisor focusing on technology-driven quantitative funds.

In Danny’s early career, he worked in the computer motherboard industry and served as general manager of the Latin American region for a major brand. During his tenure, he established distribution channels throughout the Latin American region and pioneered a motherboard manufacturing facility in the Brazil free trade zone – Manaus, Amazonas.

Danny holds an MBA degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Nankai University (China). Danny is also a Certified Public Accountant.

VALERIE GOODWIN-ADAMS, MBA

Chief Revenue Officer

Valerie Goodwin-Adams, CRO, joined AllCells in 2018 to develop and lead AllCells’ marketing, sales, and customer success strategies. Valerie brings over 25 years of extensive top-line revenue-generating experience in FDA-regulated, biopharma, and medical device industries to AllCells. Prior to joining AllCells, Valerie served as the Sr. Director of Global Marketing and Development at Abaxis Global Diagnostics (acquired by Zoetis for 2.2B) for 13 years, where she built a Global Diagnostic Direct Sales, Product Management and Marketing Teams. Valerie has held product marketing and sales development positions of increasing responsibility at Agilent Technologies, Dako Cytomation, and Cadence Design Systems.

Valerie holds a B.A. in Communications from San Jose State University, CA, and an MBA from Brigham Young University (BYU) Marriott School of Business, UT. In addition, Valerie holds a Digital Marketing Certificate from Cornell University and an Advanced Global Leadership Certificate from Lucas Graduate School of Business.

SHEILA SMITH, RN, BSN, HP (ASCP)

Senior Director | Clinical Operations

Sheila Smith, Senior Director of Clinical Operations, joined AllCells in July 2014. Sheila brings over 30 years of clinical experience with specialization in therapeutic and donor apheresis, immunology, and clinical research to AllCells. Additional experience includes fiscal management, state and federal regulatory compliance, development of standard operating procedures, and quality programs.

Prior to joining AllCells, Sheila served as the Apheresis Regional Manager at Fresenius Medical Care, where she was responsible for the operations and clinical oversight of a Northern California mobile apheresis program serving over 65 hospitals and healthcare organizations. Sheila holds a B.S. in Nursing (Grand Valley State College, Allendale, MI) and a Hemapheresis Practitioner Certification through the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

CARLOS CONEJERO, MBA

Director | Quality Management

Carlos Conejero is a Senior Quality Management professional offering over 14 years of cumulative experience in the areas of quality systems, quality assurance, and quality control operations management. Carlos provides solutions and promotes continuous improvements to final product and service quality, customer satisfaction within the cell therapy, medical, pharmaceutical, and biotech sector. Recently, Carlos has also held Quality leadership roles in QA, QC, and QS of increasing responsibility at Minaris Regenerative Medicine (former HCATS). Carlos holds an MBA degree from Camaguey University, School of Business, Camaguey (Cuba), and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Central de Las Villas, Santa Clara (Cuba).

LAUREN GREENE

Director | Donor Management

Lauren Greene joined AllCells in 2016 to develop and lead AllCells’ Donor Management Program. With a background in blood banking, Lauren brings with her an innovative approach to donor management, marketing and recruitment. Prior to joining AllCells, Lauren held many positions for 9 years at the American Red Cross where she focused on database asset management and apheresis donor recruitment. Lauren has an extensive focus on project management, new process implementation, regulated operations, system validations, and database management. Lauren holds a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University.

ERIC LAU

Head of Operations

Eric joined AllCells in 2012 as part of the manufacturing team. Since then, Eric has since grown with AllCells in the areas of assay services, procurement, project management, technical-commercial support, customer success, and sales operations. Eric currently leads and direct AllCells’ operations, including production planning, production lab, and material management. Eric’s operations team carry out daily operations related to RUO and GMP-compliant cell processing. Eric holds a B.S. in Biology from UC Irvine and a M.S. in Quantitative Systems Biology from UC Merced.

ANNIE LIU, PHR, SHRM-SCP

Director | Human Resources

Annie Liu joined AllCells in 2018 to lead the Human Resources function. She brings expertise in recruitment, workforce management, compensation, employee experience, policies and procedures, and more. Prior to joining AllCells, Annie held multiple roles for over 7 years at Kaiser Permanente as a HR partner to multiple business groups in building and managing a very large and diverse workforce. Annie holds a BS in Human Development from UC Davis and is professionally certified in SHRM-SCP and PHR.