Posted by: Audrey Erbes | May 15, 2012

Upcoming Life Science Events plus List of Positions through May 14

I’ve listed the meetings for this upcoming week with full details of events through July in  Audrey’s Picks.  Download by right clicking on title. I’ve also provided this week’s updated list of Jobs That Crossed My Desk through May 14, 2012. Again right click on title to download the pdf file.

  • BioCentury TV Today, See new program Webcast Starting Sunday, May 13, 2012, Continuously available starting at 9:00 a.m. EDT; Topic: “What’s the Public to Think?” Speakers: Dr. Eric Topol, Director of the Scripps Translational Institute; Dr. Roger Blumenthal, Director of the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease; Dr. Roger Newton, the co-discoverer of Lipitor and now CEO of Esperion Therapeutics Inc
  • CACO Workshop, Monday Afternoon, May 14, 2012; Topic: “Non-clinical Development of Monoclonal Antibody-Based Drugs: From Discovery to First-In-Human Studies,” Speakers: K. Meyer, PhD, DABT (XOMA); M. Tomic, Ph.D. (XOMA); N. Dubois-Stringfellow, Ph.D (Sangamo BioSciences)
  • Palo Alto AWIS May Chapter Meeting – Monday Evening, May 14, 2012; Topic: “Discover Your Superpowers;” Speaker: Kristine Carey, Professional Certified Coach
  • Bio2Device Group, Tuesday Morning, May 15, 2012;Topic: “Topical Capsaicin for Pain Management: New Lessons From a Very Old Drug” Speaker: Keith Bley, Ph.D., CEO & Founder, Solimar Therapeutics
  • EMBS, Wednesday Evening, May 16, 2012; Topic: “Integrated Food and Activity Sensors Provide Behavioral Feedback for Successful Weight Loss with abiliti® Gastric Stimulation System in Obese Subjects;” Speaker: Rose Province, Principal Scientist
  • ACRP, Wednesday Evening, May 16, 2012; Topic: “GCP Quality Management Systems- What I Need to Know and Why;” Speaker: Janice B. Wilson, Wilson’s Quality and Compliance Consulting
  • San Jose Biocenter, Thursday Midday, May 17, 2912; Topic: “China: Integrated IND-Enabling Support with a Sole Source Provider;” Speakers: Tina Huang, Ph.D. – Senior VP, IND-Enabling Services, Pharmaron; Connie Sun, Ph.D. – Senior VP, Oncology Chemistry, Pharmaron; Allison Perkins, M.S. – Executive Director, Business Development (Preclinical Services), Pharmaron S. degree in Animal Science from Purdue University.

Don’t forget to check out my upcoming Life Science Business Development course once again offered at UC Berkeley Extension in San Francisco, June 21-22, 2012.  See details at

I’ll be back in Bay Area on the 17th and look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event.


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