Posted by: Audrey Erbes | April 7, 2013

Bay Area Life Science Events and Jobs That Crossed My Desk

I’ve listed the highlights for this coming week’s events in the Bay Area. You can find the details for these and other events through June in the Audreys Picks April 7, 2013. You only need right click on the highlighted list. Jobs That Crossed My Desk  April 7, 2013 includes jobs I’ve collected for the past three weeks. There were a large number this past week.

  • BioCentury This Week, See new program Webcast Starting Sunday, April 7, 2013, Available anytime starting at 9:00 a.m. EDT; Topic: “Biotech Bull Riders: An Appetite for Cash;” Speakers: Stuart Duty, Senior Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners; Dennis Purcell, Senior Managing Partner at Aisling Capital; Craig Johnson, Managing Director and Director of Technical Research at Piper Jaffray”
  • UC Berkeley Extension, Bioscience Essentials for Industry Professionals: An Intensive Seminar, April 8 – 12, 2013
  • BioDesign, Monday Evening, April 8, 2013; Event: “From the Innovators Workbench;” Speakers: Howard Levin and Mark Gelfand, Co-Founders, CorIdea
  • Bio2Device Group, Tuesday Evening, April 9, 2013; Topic: “The brave (and economical) new world of medtech innovation;” Speaker: Paul Yock, MD, Stanford University
  • RAPS San Francisco Chapter, Wednesday Evening, April 10, 2013; Event: “Career Fair and Networking Event”
  • ACRP, Wednesday Evening, April 10, 2013; Topic: “Sacramento Networking Event”
  • sfAWIS Career Development Series, Wednesday Evening, April 10, 2013;” Topic: “Career Opportunities in Commercial: Use your Science to bring Therapeutics to Patients;” Panelists: Merrill Birkner, PhD, Associate Director, Business operations, gRed Portfolio Management & Operation, Genentech; Lucy Lee, PharmD, Disease State Education Manager, US Medical Affairs, Genentech; Svetlana Pidasheva, PhD, Account Manager, Strategic Diagnostics
  • UC Berkeley Extension Intensive Course, Thursday and Friday, April 11-12, 2013; Topic: “Life Science Business and Marketing: Their Integral Role for Success;” Instructor: Audrey S. Erbes, Ph.D.; Guest Speakers: Joyce Chiarenza, Chiarenza Consulting, L.L.C.; Stan Skrzypczak, M.S., M.B.A., Invitae; Linda L. Schock, CIS-Partners; and Julie Tompkins, M.B.A., Timely Data Resources
  • CACO-PBSS Workshop, Friday Afternoon, April 12, 2013; Topic: “Translational PKPD in drug discovery and early drug development: theory and case studies (jointly with BAPKPD Network);” Speakers: L. Roskos (MedImmune), J. Gibbs (Amgen), J.Y. Jin (Genentech), D. Bourdet (Theravance)
  • CABS Science and Technology Workshop, Saturday, April 13, 2013; Topic: “Large Molecule Drug Development Overview (part 2) and A Special Case Study on Antibody-drug Conjugates (ADC) Development”

Hope to see some of you at my course this week on Thursday and Friday at the UC Berkeley Extension site in Belmont or at another industry event. See details in attachment and register at Register at


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