LABEST – Los Angeles Bioscience Ecosystem Summit 2022 is the premier showcase for bioscience innovation in Los Angeles County produced by UCLA TDG (Technology Development Group) – the tech transfer office for the University. This event is a collaboration with colleagues from across the county to present promising academic research, entrepreneurial faculty investigators, as well as local incubators and start up companies. It is intended to promote awareness of the growing life science entrepreneurial ecosystem in Los Angeles and to foster partnerships with the biotechnology and life science industry.
Throughout the day, faculty members present their latest scientific breakthroughs, which will lead to the critical therapies of tomorrow. Leading bioscience translational research programs and start ups will be showcased where Southern California Institutions have significant expertise, pioneering research and resource commitments directed towards developing innovative patient therapies.
1) MAIN TRACK – Exciting panels with the current leaders of bioscience
2) LOS ANGELES INCUBATOR SHOWCASE by The Lundquist Institute and Sponsored by SMBC – Six Los Angeles area Incubators will bring in the best of their residing start ups to fast pitch
3) UCLA RESEARCH SHOWCASES – UCLA’s eight Unified Research Themes are organizing interactive sessions to showcase research programs, translational faculty, successful biopharma collaborations and startups.
10:05 AM Metabolism of Aging and Cancer & Metabolism
11:10 AM Neuroscience Breakthroughs: From Molecules to Patients
1:50 PM Introduction to HETSS – Health Equity Translational Social Science
3:00 PM Precision Health
10:05 AM The Global Reach of I3T Research: Innovation for Current and Emerging Infections
11:10 AM Cardiovascular Innovation
1:45 PM Cancer: Immuno-Oncology
3:30 PM Regenerative Medicine
4) NUCLEATE | UCLA PDA PROGRAM for LIFE SCIENCE ENTREPRENEURS – a custom educational track designed especially for Post Docs and Graduate Students featuring seven student teams who will fast pitch as well as workshops for budding life science entrepreneurs. This track includes a special lunch with a panel on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategies for Recruitment and Retention in Life Science. Recruitment reps from local pharma and other companies will be participating!
PEARL COHEN POSTER AWARD COMPETITION
UCLA TDG is currently accepting submissions for the Pearl Cohen Poster Award Competition ($250 – $750 cash prizes) which is a unique opportunity to showcase your bioscience research programs in front of pharma and biotech industry leaders. All accepted submissions will be displayed during digital “Poster Plaza Session”, arranged by therapeutic area, with three presentation timeslots (complimentary admission included for the lead author). Award winners will be announced during the event. See Details
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