Rebel Umphlett

Rebel Umphlett

Rebel Umphlett
Mr. Rebel Umphlett
Industry Trainer, Director of Capstone Center

Rebel has 21 years’ service within the biopharmaceutical industry specializing in the management, manufacture and development of animal health vaccines. His tenure in industry has provided experience in all facets of vaccine production including cell/virology culture, fermentations, process development, formulation, filling and all things aseptic. Rebel has spent the last 9 years with BioNetwork and associated community colleges engaged in workforce development focusing on aseptic processes and lyophilization.

Business Solutions

Need Audience Solution
Aseptic Practices New Hires, Operators and Technicians Aseptic Processing I
Aseptic Practices Operators and Technicians Aseptic Processing II
Aseptic Practices Operators and Technicians Maintenance Controls for Aseptic Operations
Aseptic Practices Maintenance Technicians, New Hires, Operators and Technicians Cleanroom Gowning Certification
Bioprocessing Operators and Technicians Cell Culture
Laboratory Skills Operators and Technicians Freeze-Drying Fundamentals

Professional History

Education & Training

  • B.S. Microbiology
  • M.S. Botany
  • Pharmaceutical Lyophilization


  • ATD Master Trainer
  • PADI OWSI (Open Water SCUBA Instructor)
  • EFR CPR and First Aid Trainer

Instructional Expertise

  • Aseptic Processing Level I
  • Aseptic Processing Level II
  • Media FIll Process Simulations
  • Aseptic Cleanroom Gowning
  • Freeze-Drying Fundamentals


"The training on Aseptic Processing through the BioNetwork, under Rebel Umphlett’s guidance, provided a firm understanding of the terminology and techniques used in this space through the use of classroom discussion and hands on lab work to bring these key fundamental understandings of the course to life. "
- Kevin Jones, Associate Director Biogen