CBA 2011 Annual Conference10/29/2011 - 10/29/2011

The World Is FLAT
Glocalization of Biopharma Industry
2011 Annual Conference
Distinguished Speakers:
Dr. Howard Chang, Associate Professor at Stanford University
Mr. James Chapman, Partner at Foley and Lardner, LLP
Dr. Wei-Kuang Chi, VP, Development Center for Biotechnology in Taiwan
Mr. Ethan Knowlden, VP at Novartis Diagnostics
Dr. James Larrick, Founder, CEO, Scientific Director of Panorama Research Institute
Dr. John Lin, Executive Director at Pfizer
Dr. Tue Nguyen, VP at One World Health
Dr. Wenjun Ouyang, Senior Scientist at Genentech
Dr. Rose Romeo , Senior Director at Hunter Laboratories Inc
Dr. Youe-Kong Shue, President and CEO of Optimer Biotechnology Inc
Dr. Yuker Wang, Director at Affymetrix
Dr. Guo-Liang Yu, CEO of Epitomics
October 29, 2011 9:00am ~ 7:00pm
Li Ka Shing Center (LKSC) at Stanford University
Stanford, California
Online Registration at
Conference Fee
Members & Students: Free
Non-Member: $20
Lunch & Reception:
Free with registration

Parking: Free

Conference Agenda

9:00 -9:30
Registration and Exhibitions
9:30 - 9:35
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Patty Kiang, Ph.D., President
9:35 - 9:40
Li-Fen Lee, Ph.D., Conference Chairperson
Plenary Session (9:40 – 11:40 am)
Moderator: Peiwen Yu, Ph.D.
9:40 - 10:10
Caring Begins With Prevention: Detecting, Preventing and Predicting Disease presented by Ethan Knowlden, Esq.
10:10 - 10:40
Medicine for Global Human Health presented by Tue H. Nguyen, Ph.D.
10:40 - 11:10
Your Value-added Partner in Biopharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing presented by Wei-Kuang Chi, Ph.D.
11:10 - 11:40
Strategic Partnering In China - Entering the Market Via Alliances, Joint Ventures & other Strategic Collaborations presented by James Chapman, Esq.
Lunch Session (11:40 am - 1:10 pm)
Moderator: Patty Kiang, Ph.D.
11:40 - 12:30
12:30 - 1:00
RabMAbs, 10 years of Dedication to Scientific Discovery in Life Sciences presented by Guo-Liang Yu, Ph.D. 
Session I (1:10 - 2:50 pm)
Moderator: Li-Fen Lee, Ph.D.
1:10 - 1:40
Novel Therapeutic Approaches to Macular Degeneration and Multiple Sclerosis presented by John C. Lin, Ph.D.
1:40 - 2:10
The Function of IL-22 in Skin Inflammation presented by Wenjun Ouyang, Ph.D.
2:10 - 2:40
OncoScan and QuantiGene: Two Powerful Technologies That Deliver From FFPE Tumor Samples presented by Yuker Wang, Ph.D.
2:50 - 3:10
Coffee Break, Networking and Exhibitions
Session II (3:10 - 4:15 pm)
Moderator: Mr.Andrew Teng
3:10 - 3:40
Genome Regulation by Long Non-Coding RNAs presented by Howard Y. Chang, Ph.D.
3:40 - 4:10
Global Diagnostics and the Clinical Laboratory: An Evolving Relationship presented by Rose Romeo, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB
President's Guest Forum (4:15 - 5:20 pm )
Moderator: Patty Kiang, Ph.D.
4:15 - 4:45
Development of Fidaxomicin, a new Antibiotic for C. Difficile Infection (CDI) presented by Youe-Kong Shue, Ph.D.
4:45 - 5:15
Meaning of the Globalization of the Biopharma Industry for Bay Area Entrepreneurs presented by James W. Larrick, MD, Ph.D.
5:20 - 5:25
Closing Remarks by Li-Fen Lee, Ph.D.
5:25 - 6:30
Reception, Networking and Exhibitions






Li Ka Shing Center (LKSC) at Stanford University