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LABEST – Los Angeles Bioscience Ecosystem Summit

May 26 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

$300

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.

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1) MAIN TRACK –  Exciting panels with the current leaders of bioscience

VIEW MAIN TRACK AGENDA (PDF)  

 

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

VIEW LA INCUBATOR SHOWCASE AGENDA (PDF)   

 

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.

VIEW UCLA RESEARCH SHOWCASE AGENDA (PDF)

     SHOWCASE A

10:05 AM Metabolism of Aging and Cancer & Metabolism    LABEST Panelists

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

 SHOWCASE B

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!

NUCLEATE UCLA PDA AGENDA (PDF)

 

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

PEARL COHEN POSTER ENTRY DETAILS

 

If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected] .