AZBio In The Loop for the week of January 29, 2018



 Arizona’s Bioscience Community Fills CEI for 2018 Kick Off

It was standing room only as researchers, entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors, philanthropists, and patient advocates joined the AZBio Board to kick of AZBio’s 15th year of supporting Arizona’s life science community

Learn more about AZBio’s key initiatives in 2018. 

Download the 2018 AZBio Prospectus to learn more about about our plans for 2018.


AZBio Member News

 Connect2STEM Breaks Record, UA Hosts Largest STEM Event in Phoenix

Wildcat Play Hospital, STEM bus, robotic Legos thrilled kids at family-friendly event

UA Part of $8.9M Collaborative Grant to Understand How Dangerous Virus `Hides’ to Attack Another Day

Dr. Felicia Goodrum and several of the nation’s most prominent human cytomegalovirus researchers have been awarded a five-year, $8.9 million collaborative grant to investigate how the virus lies dormant until it activates and poses life-threatening disease risk.

Opportunity Alerts

 Rare Disease Desert Symposium hosted by Icagen

Tucson Symposium –  Hosted by Ventana

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Who’s Hiring?  

Check out career opportunities with Critical Path Institute, Flinn Foundation, and TGen/Helios Scholars (Internship).  

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Events  – Committees – Savings

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UA Science Lecture Series: ‘Humans, Data and Machines’

  • Jan 29, 2018 – Tucson

FDA Public Workshop – Fostering Digital Health Innovation

  • Jan 30, 2018 – online

10th Annual UA BIO5/BIOSA Student and Industry Networking Event

  • Feb 6, 2018 – Tucson

Mini-Medical School – The Next Frontier in Overcoming Chronic Pain

  • Feb 7, 2018 – Phoenix

Sip of Science – Breaking the Ice: Exploring the Frozen Continent with the Penguin Whisperer

  • Feb 8, 2018 – Phoenix

Sip of Science – Mo’ Plastics, Mo’ Problems: The Life of a Microplastic and Your Seafood

  • Feb 11, 2018 – Scottsdale

BIO CEO & Investor Conference

  • Feb 12, 2018 – New York

Understand Your Genome Symposium

  • Feb 22, 2018 – Tempe

Rare Disease Desert Symposium

  • Feb 26, 2018 – Oro Valley

Tucson Symposium

  • Mar 13, 2018 – Tucson

AZMN Living with Myeloma Conference

  • Mar 24, 2018 – Scottsdale

AZMN Cancer Caregivers Seminar

  • Apr 28, 2018 – Phoenix

BIO International Convention 2018

  • Jun 4, 2018 – Boston

Arizona Bioscience Week 2018

  • Oct 1, 2018 – Chandler

2018 AZBio Awards

  • Oct 3, 2018 – Phoenix

White Hat 2018

  • Oct 4, 2018 – Phoenix  

Save the date: AZBio Government Affairs Call: Thursday February 8th at 3 PM 
All AZBio Members are welcome to join the AZBio Government Affairs Committee.  Click here to be added to the committee  

 Click here to download our 2018 Plans


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 Thank you to our AZBio Supporters

Legacy Level:  Arizona Commerce Authority * BIO *  Dorn Policy Group  * Flinn Foundation 
Chairman’s Circle:  Bard Peripheral Vascular  *  BusinessWire 
City of Phoenix * City of Tempe *  
Johnson & Johnson * Roche 
Leadership Level: Alliant Insurance * Amanda Vega Consulting * Amgen * Arizona Science Center * City of Scottsdale *  Cord Blood Registry (CBR) * Dignity Health * Genentech  * Janssen Biotech * KCA * Medtronic Tempe Campus * New Angle Media *   Northern Arizona University  *  Pfizer *  PhRMA * Pinnacle Transplant Technologies * Roche Diagnostics *  TGen * The Biodesign Institute at ASU * UA BIO5 * Ulthera * University of Arizona * Ventana Medical Systems * VWR   
Sustaining Partners:  AdvaMed  * Affordable Image * Alliance Bank of Arizona *  Allergan  *  APS * Bank of America * Bristol-Myers Squibb *  EY * International Research Center * Merrill Lynch * Midwestern University * NFP * * PADT Medical * Snell & Wilmer * U.S. Trust  

AZBio Supporters make what we do possible.

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