AZBio In The Loop for the Week of November 19, 2018


Thanksgiving Day is right around the corner.  At AZBio, we are thankful for all of the amazing people we work with, here in Arizona and around the country, who are discovering, developing, and delivering on new ways to make life better.

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AZBio Member News

ASU researchers use single cell droplet technology to find cause of cancer mutations

Five years in the making, researchers at ASU are still on the search to find what causes triple negative cancer.

UA Researchers Make Next Move in Fight Against Ovarian Cancer A little scope with big impact could increase survival rates for cancer patients.

With a $863,000, three-year grant from the United States Army, Jennifer Barton, director of the BIO5 Institute and professor of biomedical engineering, biosystems engineering,electrical and computer engineering and optical sciences, is continuing her research into a disposable falloposcope to detect early-stage ovarian cancer. A falloposcope is an endoscope used to image the fallopian tubes, where researchers now believe ovarian cancer originates.

TGen North partners with NARBHA Institute to promote human health

‘TGen One Health Collaborative’ uses holistic approach to connect human health and the environment.

National Cancer Institute awards Carlo Maley $10.8M grant

Carlo Maley, associate professor in the Biodesign Center for Biocomputing, Security and Society and director of the Arizona Cancer Evolution Center, was selected as a recipient of a $10.8M grant from the National Cancer Institute. The Breast Pre-Cancer Atlas will be an active repository for information about breast tumors, open to the scientific community to use for further analysis.

Opportunity Alerts

The AZBio Trailblazer luncheon on Thursday, December 13th is your opportunity to connect with friends during the holiday season AND  build relationships with our elected leaders.
Learn more and register today.  
It’s time to start planning for J P Morgan Healthcare Week
Visit the AZBio JPM Page for information on BIO Partnering, key events for networking with and pitching to investors.  
Join us on Sunday for the State Bio Friends Kick Off Reception at JPM.
The access code is “azbio2019“.  (Register Early – Tickets are limited.)


Who’s Hiring? Click here to view 94 jobs.  

In the Spotlight: 

V.P., Clinical Research

Regenesis Biomedical, Inc. – Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Director of the School of Life Sciences 

Arizona State University – Tempe, AZ, United StatesDirector Neuroimmunology Academic/Research Division

Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) – Phoenix, AZ, United States

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Events  – Committees – Savings

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Hacking the Human – Conference and Health Innovation Expo

  • Nov 30, 2018 – Phoenix

2018 6th Annual Scottsdale Cure Corridor Luncheon

  • Dec 7, 2018 – Scottsdale

2018 Arizona Biosecurity Workshop

  • Dec 13, 2018 – Tempe

AZBio Trailblazer Awards and Legislator Appreciation Luncheon

  • Dec 13, 2018 – Phoenix

JPM Week 2019

  • Jan 6, 2019 – San Francisco

State Bio Friends Kick Off Reception

  • Jan 6, 2019 – San Francisco

Connect2STEM 2019

  • Jan 26, 2019 – Phoenix

BIO 2019 – It Starts with One

  • Jun 3, 2019 – Philadelphia

The MedTech Conference 2019

  • Sep 23, 2019 – Boston

Arizona Bioscience Week – AZBW 2019

  • Sep 30, 2019 –

AZBio Awards

  • Oct 2, 2019 – Phoenix 

Save the date: AZBio Government Affairs Call: 

Thursday, January 10th at 3 PM 

All AZBio Members are welcome to join the AZBio Government Affairs Committee. 

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Legacy Level:  Arizona Commerce Authority 
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Chairman’s Circle:    BusinessWire  * City of Phoenix *   Roche 
Leadership Level:  Amgen  *  Arizona Science Center * BD * City of Scottsdale *  City of Tempe  *  Cord Blood Registry (CBR) * Dignity Health * Genentech  * Janssen Biotech * KCA * Medtronic Tempe Campus * New Angle Media *   Novartis  *  Perkins Coie * Pfizer *  PhRMA *  Roche Diagnostics * Snell &Wilmer * TGen *  The Biodesign Institute at ASU * The University of Arizona  * UA  BIO5 * Ulthera * Ventana Medical Systems * VWR   
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