Posted by: Audrey Erbes | September 16, 2012

Jobs That Crossed My Desk Through Sept. 16, 2012


Here’s a short blog from NYC where I’ll be attending the Windhover Pharmaceutical Strategic Alliance meeting. You can download Audrey’s Picks and Jobs that Crossed My Desk This Week by right clicking on the highlighted titles

  • BioCentury TV Today, See new program Webcast Starting Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, Available anytime starting at 9:00 a.m. EDT; Topic: “Consumer Genetics: Crowd Sourcing Cures;” Guest Speakers: Join Washington Editor Steve Usdin as he discusses the future of Internetbased research and medicine with his guests: Emily Drabant, Research Development Manager at 23andMe; Former Space Shuttle Astronaut Michael “Rich” Clifford, who flew missions after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s; Dr. E. Ray Dorsey, Associate Professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins, who is running a global telemedicine clinic for Parkinson’s
  • Windhover’s Pharmaceutical Strategic Alliance Meeting, Mon.-Wed, Sept. 17-19, 2012; Topic: “Building Sustainable Value Through New Relationships”
  • Bio2Device Group, Tuesday Morning, Sept. 18, 2012; Topic: “MEMS for Medical Applications;” Speaker: Alissa Fitzgerald, Alissa Fitzgerald Associates, LLC
  • Bay Bio Life Science Series, Wednesday Morning, Sept. 19, 2012; Topic: “Life Sciences Series: Planning Your Drug Development Success;” Speakers: David Brewster, PhD, DABT, Head Drug Safety Evaluation, Global Exploratory Development, Vertex Pharmaceuticals; Joy Cavagnaro, PhD, DABT, RACPresident, Access BIO;        Stephen W. Frantz, PhD, DABT, Senior Director of Business Development Pacific Northwest Region, MPI Research;Richard Slauter, PhD, DABT, Senior Director, Drug Metabolism/Pharmacokinetics and Senior Principal Study Director, MPI Research;Michael Taylor, PhD, DABT, Founder and Principal, NonClinical Safety Assessment
  • Golden Gate Polymer Forum, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012; Event: GGPF Dinner Lecture, “Charged Polymers for Emerging Biological and Energy Technologies;” Speaker: Professor Timothy E. Long, Virginia Tech, Department of Chemistry, Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute
  • BioScience Forum, Wednesday Evening, Sept. 19, 2012; Topic: “Challenges and Considerations in Drug Development: Lessons from an Innovative Bone Drug;” Speaker: Sasha Kamb, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Research, Amgen
  • CACO Workshop, Thursday Afternoon, Sept. 20, 2012; Topic: “From Clinic to Market: Clinical Development of New Molecular Entities;” Speakers: P. Staehr (Abbott Vascular), W. Yates (Theravance), A. Shahzamani (Genentech), A. Zacarias
  • BSI and the RAPS San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Medical Device Roadshow, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012; Event: “Managing Today’s European Regulatory and Compliance Expectations While Preparing for Changes in the Future”



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