AZBio In The Loop : Announcing the Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year

 Laurence Hurley, PhD, to be honored as the Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year at the 2017 AZBio Awards

“Dr. Hurley is one of the most gifted scientific investigators and teachers in this world. His pioneering work on DNA quadruplexes is visionary. His efforts have always been driven to make a difference for patients.”

— Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff



President Trump signed FDARA on Friday!

AZBio Member News

Flinn Foundation names Tammy McLeod new President and CEO

Following a national search, the Flinn Foundation board of directors has chosen one of Arizona’s most broadly accomplished executives and community leaders as its new president and chief executive officer.

Three Arizona Companies Selected to Present at 2017 Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor and Partnering Conference

Avery TherapeuticsbioSyntagma, and Smart Brain Aging  will present at the October conference to feature 32 companies representing the future of healthcare from four states.

Opportunity Alerts

Who’s Hiring?  

Check out career opportunities with Arivis, C-Path, HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Medtronic (Internship), Pinnacle Transplant Technologies, and Surgenex, 

Put Your Best Face Forward: AZBio Picture Day

The newspaper just called and they need your head shot for a story they are writing about you or your company. Your website needs to be updated and the last good photo you have is a “selfie” from 2015.  You have been using a “favorite photo” for over a decade. It used to look just like you!  Sound familiar?  Sign up to get a new professional head shot at CEI on AZBio Picture Day – Sep 12, 2017 – Phoenix. 


From Founder To Leader – A Mastermind Class for First Time Company Founders

The Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation is launching the CEI Mastermind Learning Series, and applications for the first course From Founders to Leaders are due Friday, September 1st.

Apply for the Fall 2017 Arizona Innovation Challenge

Get Ready To Accept The Challenge !! Applications are now open.

Apply Today for the 2017 BIO Investor Forum In San Francisco

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The Next NIH SBIR Funding Application Deadline

is September 5th

Arizona Bioscience Week is our opportunity to showcase the best of our industry and connect our community.  There are lots of ways to get involved. Want to host a AZBW event?   Contact AZBio  

Register to join us at the AZBio Awards for Music – Fun – Food – Great Connections – Student Discovery Zone and More.  

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Help us connect talent to opportunities!

If we all use the  AZBio Career Center to post career opportunities, we will begin to build a body of evidence that Arizona is a high quality jobs creator.  You can help by sharing with candidates and asking HR to post your company’s jobs there too!   


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  • Aug 24, 2017 – Scottsdale

Put Your Best Face Forward: AZBio Picture Day

MDMA Medical Technology Executive Forum (AZBio Members Save)

  • Sep 15, 2017 – Palo Alto

Arizona Innovation Challenge Workshop

  • Aug 18, 2017 – Tucson

The MedTech Conference 2017 (AZBio Members Save)

  • Sep 25, 2017 – San Jose

RESI Boston 2017 (AZBio Members Save)

  • Sep 26, 2017 – Boston
Helping Cancer Caregivers in the Workplace

  • Sep 30, 2017 – Scottsdale

Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor and Partnering Conference

  • Oct 2, 2017 – Vail

Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase

  • Oct 2, 2017 – Phoenix

BioInterface Workshop and Symposium

  • Oct 2, 2017 – San Diego

BMES Annual Meeting (AZBio Members Save)

  • Oct 11, 2017 – Phoenix

AZBio Awards 2017 (AZBio Members Save)

  • Oct 11, 2017 – Phoenix


  • Oct 16, 2017 – Tucson
BIO Investor Forum 2017 (AZBio Members Save)

  • Oct 17, 2017 – San Francisco

Understand Your Genome Symposium

  • Nov 29, 2017 – Scottsdale

AZBio Trailblazers 2017 

  • Dec 14, 2017 – Phoenix

Save the date: AZBio Government Affairs Call: Thursday Sept. 14th at 3 PM 

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

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