The AZBio Awards

Arizona's Premiere Bioscience Event


Celebrate with the Educators, Researchers, and Organizations

Making Life Better for People in Arizona and Around the World.


We're honoring

leaders from across the state of Arizona that illustrate the depth and breadth of our life science industry.

We're celebrating the... 

AZBio Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement

  • Dr. Michael Lynch, Arizona State University

Arizona Bioscience Company of the Year

  • Caris Life Sciences

Jon W. McGarity Arizona Bioscience Leader of the Year

  • Catherine Ivy

Public Service Award Honoree

  • Mayor Kate Gallego

Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year

  • Dr. Roberta Diaz Brinton

Michael A. Cusanovich Bioscience Educator of the Year

  • Rachna Nath, Arizona College Prep., Chandler, AZ

AZBio Fast Lane Award Honorees

  • Anuncia Medical

  • Aqualung Therapeutics

  • Castle Biosciences


In 2021, we celebrated with a 1 hour TV special due to COVID-19. Click the image to watch the replay.

  2022 AZBio Awards Agenda

  West Ballroom - Phoenix Convention Center

  1:30 PM - Registration Opens for  Exhibitor and Student Poster set up

  2:00 PM - Student Discovery Zone - Innovation Showcase - Rapid Fire Pitches Begin

  3:00 PM  - Cocktail reception begins (registered attendees receive 2 drink tickets)

  4:00 PM - AZBio Awards Ceremony (Please be seated by 4 PM!)

  5:30 PM  - Life Science Fiesta - Join us for food and fun in the Innovation Showcase

  8:30 PM - Event Concludes

Student Discovery Zone

Students with scientific poster

Rapid Fire Pitches

Rapid Fire Pitches

Click the image to see who is taking the mic!

Connect with Patient Champions

Connect with Patient Champions

Celebrating Life & Science

Celebrating Life & Science

Celebrating Life & Science

Celebrating Life & Science


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AZBW 2022

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