AZBio In The Loop for the week of March 26, 2018



You’re Invited to the AZBio Spring Reception at Medtronic

Join the AZBio Board of Directors at the Medtronic Tempe Campus on April 26, 2018 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM for the AZBio Spring Reception.

It’s a great way to see old friends, make new connections, and get to know members of your community.

 Free Cyber webinar this Thursday at noon AZ time!

Not If, but When: Preparing for Cyber Perils

The pervasiveness of cyber in day-to-day business operations introduces serious legal, business and reputational risks to life sciences and healthcare companies. Increasing regulations and customer, employee and shareholder expectations implore firms to identify, mitigate and transfer cyber risk.

Learn more and register

AZBio Member News

 UA Team Focuses on Feeding a Hungry World

The Future of Farming Takes Root

Sustainable agriculture is quickly becoming the wave of the future as global leaders grapple with the question of how to feed a world population approaching 10 billion. At the University of Arizona, researchers are looking up for answers, in the form of vertical farming.

TGen-ASU study identifies molecular response of muscle to different types of exercise

Hundreds of genes are affected; different types of exercises affect unique sets of genes.  Exercise in the future could be customized for individuals based on genomics, according to a study by Arizona State University (ASU) and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope.

bioSyntagma Awarded $200k Phase I NIH SBIR Grant to Advance Development of a Next-Generation Single-Cell Biomarker Discovery Platform

bioSyntagma, LLC, a precision medicine company, has been awarded  a nearly $200,000 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a new platform for mapping multi-omic biomarkers from single-cells in cancer patient biopsies.  bioSyntagma’s Principal Scientist, Dmitry Derkach, M.D., Ph.D., is the Principal Investigator for the project. 

Opportunity Alerts


Looking for Investors?  Applications are open for White Hat 2018

First Round Judging begins in May.  All applicants will know their status by August 1st.

InnoSTARS 2018: Connect With Chinese Investors And Strategic Partners

Grow Faster By Going Global: Connect With Chinese Investors And Strategic Partners. Apply now to join AZBio’s CEO at InnoSTARS in Houston May 14-15, 2018

 Tell us who inspires you…

Nominations are open for the 2018 AZBio Awards.  Learn More 
Applications are now open for the Student Discovery Zone.  Learn More

Post your open career opportunities today at

Who’s Hiring?  

Check out career opportunities with Critical Path Institute, Midwestern University, and Regenesis Biomedical.

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AZTC Medtech Conference

  • Mar 28, 2018 – Scottsdale

Not If, but When: Preparing for Cyber Perils

  • Mar 29, 2018 – USA

Chronic Pain and Opioids: New Solutions and Alternatives

  • Apr 3, 2018 – Glendale

SBIR/STTR Arizona Regional Summit

  • Apr 4, 2018 – Tucson

Financing Your Biotech Start-Up: Evaluating Various Sources of Capital

  • Apr 4, 2018 – USA

Science Exposed at the Biodesign Institute

  • Apr 4, 2018 – Tempe

Artificial Intelligence: On the Edge of Health Innovation

  • Apr 6, 2018 – Phoenix

CEI Design Days

  • Apr 10, 2018 – Phoenix

AZ-HCIF Family Office Forum

  • Apr 11, 2018 – Phoenix

2018 Arizona Cord Blood Conference

  • Apr 13, 2018 – Tempe

Focus On Lyme Scientific Conference and Dinner

  • Apr 26, 2018 – Paradise Valley

AZBio Spring Reception At The Medtronic Tempe Campus

  • Apr 26, 2018 – Tempe

Lyme Disease Patient Forum

  • Apr 27, 2018 – Scottsdale

AZMN Cancer Caregivers Seminar

  • Apr 28, 2018 – Phoenix

InnoSTARS 2018

  • May 14, 2018 – Houston

BIO International Convention 2018

  • Jun 4, 2018 – Boston

The MedTech Conference

  • Sep 24, 2018 – Philadelphia

Arizona Bioscience Week 2018

  • Oct 1, 2018 – Chandler

2018 AZBio Awards

  • Oct 3, 2018 – Phoenix

White Hat 2018

  • Oct 4, 2018 – Phoenix

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2018 AZBio Legislative Watch List

Save the date: AZBio Government Affairs Call: Thursday April  12th at 3 PM 
All AZBio Members are welcome to join the AZBio Government Affairs Committee.  Click here to be added to the committee  

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