AZBio In The Loop for the week of January 14, 2019


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AZBio 2019 Kick Off Reception

January 24, 2019 from  5:30 – 7:30 PM

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix 

AZBio Members have the opportunity to lock in a significant discount on two premier registration packages for the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia, June 3-6: Convention Access and Convention Access & Partnering.
Follow this link to complete the formRegistration for BIO 2019 is not required at this point. Simply complete the form, and you will be sent your discount code prior to registration opening in early January 2019.BIO Members receive complimentary session recordings following BIO 2019–a $300 value!

Complete the form by Friday, January 18th to receive your discount code.

AZBio Member News

Fighting Human Disease with Birth Control… for Mosquitoes

Researchers at the University of Arizona have discovered a protein that prevents mosquitoes from hatching, opening the possibility of developing new drugs that could act as birth control for mosquito populations.

Flinn Foundation Awards Critical Path Institute and TGen North a New Grant to Develop and Pilot a System to Respond to Antimicrobial Resistance 

Critical Path Institute (C-Path) and Flagstaff, Arizona-based TGen North — the Pathogen and Microbiome Division of the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) — have received a Phase 1 Concept Validation grant from the Flinn Foundation, of $400,000 over 12 months, to develop and pilot a framework enabling the state institutions to be more responsive to antimicrobial resistance. 

Essential nutrient may help fight Alzheimer’s across generations

In a new study, researchers at the Biodesign Institute explore a safe and simple treatment for one of the most devastating and perplexing afflictions: Alzheimer’s disease.

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  • Feb 14, 2019  from 11 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation 
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Applications Open for Helios summer programs at TGen

Helios Scholars at TGen serves college academics; TGen Bioscience Leadership Academy aimed at high school students

Applications are open for the 2019 Banner-ASU Neuroscience Scholars program

Banner-ASU Neuroscience Scholars is a paid, eight-week training program open to top-achieving college undergraduate and graduate science students. Scholars work full-time on a research project under the mentorship of a Banner Research or ASU-Biodesign scientist to unlock medical and scientific mysteries in the areas of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases, in a lab setting in the Greater Phoenix metropolitan area.

Applications open for summer internship at Barrow Neurological Institute

Summer internship program at the Barrow Neurological Institute – open for undergraduate students from colleges in Arizona, the remaining US and foreign institutions. A unique opportunity to work with Arizona scientists on groundbreaking translational neuroscience projects



Applications Open for MedTech Innovator 2019

MedTech Innovator is the medical technology industry’s global showcase and accelerator for innovative medical device, digital health and diagnostic companies. 


Who’s Hiring? Click here to view 74 jobs.  

In the Spotlight: 

Senior Vice President, Commercialization

Confidential – Phoenix, AZ, United States

Formulation/R&D Chemist IIConfidential – Phoenix, AZ, United States

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Thursday, February 14th at 3 PM 

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