The 18th Annual Conference Of Chinese Bioscience Association10/10/2015 - 10/10/2015

Future of the Life Science Industry - Innovation and Opportunities

The 18th Annual Conference of Chinese Bioscience Association October 10, 2015, Crowne Plaza, Foster City, CA

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2015 CBA Annual Conference Tentative Agenda

Oct 10, 2015 at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Foster City, California

8:30 – 9:00 am Registration, Networking & Exhibitions
9:00 – 9:05 am Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

Shih-Chen Chang, Ph.D., CBA president 2015

9:05 – 9:10 am Conference Introduction

 

Kai Zheng, Ph.D., CBA Conference Chair 2015

Session I Moderator: Shih-Chen Chang, Ph.D., CBA president 2015
9:10 – 9:50 am Oncology; The Near and Far Horizon
Dr. Peter Yu, President of the 2014-2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
9:50 – 10:20 am Advanced Massively Parallel Sequencing: Improving Disease Prevention and Treatment

 

Dr. Radoje Drmanac, CSO, Complete Genomics

10:20 – 10:35 pm Networking & Exhibitions
10:35 – 11:05 am Real World Data – Changing Drug Development Paradigm

 

Dr. Jacqueline Law, Ph.D., Global Head of Real World Data Science, Genentech

  Moderator: Cheni Kwok, Ph.D., Managing Partner, Linear Dreams
11:05 – 11:35 am Developing Better Treatments for Dementing Disorders: The Long and Short of It

 

Dr. Lennart Mucke, Director, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease

11:35 – 11:45 am Ho Family Scholarships Scholarship Award

 

Caesar Ho

11:45 – 12:15 pm Networking & Exhibitions
Lunch Session Moderator: Michelle Chen, Ph.D., Executive Director of Business Development & Strategic Alliances, NanoString
12:15 – 1:00 pm How Will Mobile Health Technologies Change The Way We Live? A Global Trekker’s Perspective

 

Mary Vincent, Co-Founder, LifetimeMD

Session II Moderator: Sydney Chen, Ph.D., Senior Consultant, Kiang Consulting Services
1:00 – 1:30 pm Development of New Therapeutic Agents Targeting Key Cancer Stem Cell Pathways

 

Dr. Tim Hoey, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, OncoMed Pharmaceuticals

1:30 – 2:00 pm Navigating The “Wild West” of Intellectual Property – Challenges of Patent Protection on Hot Topics

 

Janet Xiao, Ph.D., J.D., Partner, Morrison & Foerster

2:00 – 2:15 pm Networking & Exhibitions
  Moderator: Lin Sun-Hoffman, J.D., President, Sun-Hoffman Consulting
2:15 – 2:45 pm “Organs, not Cells” – Generation of Functional Organs from iPS Cells via Interspecies Blastocyst Complementation

 

Hiromitsu Nakauchi, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine

2:45 – 3:15 pm Development of Biosimilars in China: Current Situations and Future Trends

 

Scott Liu, Ph.D., President and CEO, Henlius Biotech

3:15 – 3:30 pm Networking & Exhibitions
Session III Moderator: Michelle Chen, Ph.D., Executive Director of Business Development & Strategic Alliances, NanoString
3:30 – 4:25 pm Panel Discussion – Leadership in Biotech: How to Break The Glass Ceiling while Maintaining Balance

 

Janet Xiao, Ph.D., J.D., Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Xi Zhao-Wilson, Ph.D., CEO, BioMarker Pharma

Licen Xu, Ph.D., Senior Director, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Ruhong Jiang, Ph.D., CEO, Applied StemCell

4:25 – 4:30 pm Closing Remarks

 

Kai Zheng, Ph.D., CBA Conference Chair 2015

 


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