BIOFLORIDA PALM BEACH/TREASURE COAST CHAPTER: TAKING A MOLECULE FROM THE LAB TO THE CLINIC | JUPITER

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

BioFlorida Palm Beach/Treasure Coast Chapter: Taking a Molecule from the Lab to the Clinic

Thank you to our Premier Sponsor - Celedinas Insurance Group!

The event starts with three brief presentations on how the science started for two companies.  Next, engage panelists in a discussion about the road from discovery to commercialization.  This interactive Q&A panel will increase your understanding from seed to store.

Registration/Fee
Members - $15; $20 (onsite)
Non-Members - $40; $45 (onsite)
Students and Post Docs - Free*
*All students and post docs will need a promo code to register.

Agenda
 TimeProgramSpeakers/Notes
5:00 - 5:30
Networking
Reception/Cafe Area
5:30 - 5:40
BioFlorida Welcome
Bio Science and Analytics of South Florida Welcome
Host Sponsor - Scripps
Premier Sponsor - Celedinas Insurance
Recognition of Event Sponsors
Nicholas Zachariades
Rekha Shah, PhD
Patricia McDonald, PhD
David Kincaid
Doug Saenz
5:40 - 6:40
PresentationsP. Griffin, H. Thatte, R. Reid
6:40 - 7:50
Moderated panel discussion
Followed by Q&A
Panelists
7:50 - 8:00
Wrap up
Doug Saenz

Panelists
Patrick Griffin, PhD
Co-founder, Ember Therapeutics
Chair, Molecular Therapeutics, Scripps FL
Hemant Thatte
Strategic Advisor/Somahlution
Paul Reid
Director and CSO, Celtic Biotech Ltd./Former CEO, ReceptoPharm
Ray Johnson
President, Cytonics
Matt Britz
Founder & CEO, Virtual Biotech #153
Philip Goodman
Angel Investor
Board Member, Angel Forum of Florida

Format of presentations: Cover what each one initially discovered and how they realized it could become a marketable product.  

Format of panel: Interactive Q&A with opportunities for audience members to engage.  Moderator will start off with warm-up questions.

Take away for attendees: Increased understanding of the process from seed idea to commercial enterprise.

Please click here for directions and a map to the event.


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