AZBio In the Loop for the week of March 12, 2018


The Tucson Symposium begins this week

Tucson Symposium –  Hosted by Ventana


AZBio Day at the Capitol

This Thursday – March 15th  | 12:15 to 2 PM

Join us at Arizona’s Capitol for an update on  current legislation, a meeting with Senator Sean Bowie, and the reading of the 2018 Arizona Bioscience Week Proclamation during the Senate Floor Session.  Learn More

AZBio Member News

 Learn what’s next at Flinn

In the Flinn Foundation’s new report, President and CEO Tammy McLeod looks ahead at how the Foundation’s programs can make a difference across Arizona.

RightBio Metrics Wins A First Place Patient Safety Innovation Award for the RightSpot®

RightBio Metrics was recently honored with a first place Patient Safety Innovation Award. Award recipients were announced on February 23rd in London, England during the 6th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit. The Patient Safety Movement Foundation received 55 submissions from 6 countries and awarded RightBio Metrics first place based on the RightSpot’s ability to help improve patient safety.

Focus On Lyme Foundation Builds Biorepository Consisting of Chronic Lyme Disease and Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS) Donors

When Focus on Lyme put out the call for volunteers willing to donate blood samples for research on Lyme disease, the entire day’s schedule was filled within minutes. Some participants, many quite ill, traveled hundreds of miles just to make a blood donation.

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, Regenesis Biomedical, and Pinnacle Transplant Technologies.

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 Tucson Symposium

  • Mar 13, 2018 – Tucson

2018 Mark McKenna Lecture – Governor Michael O. Leavitt

  • Mar 14, 2018 – Tempe

AZBio Day at the Capitol

  • Mar 15, 2018 – Phoenix

CEI Design Days

  • Mar 20, 2018 – Phoenix

Flinn Foundation Buffmire Lecture: Dr. Lawrence J. Brandt, MD 

  • Mar 23, 2018 – Tucson

Bioscience and Baseball at Tempe Diablo Stadium

  • Mar 23, 2018 – Tempe

AZMN Living with Myeloma Conference

  • Mar 24, 2018 – Scottsdale

AZTC Medtech Conference

  • Mar 28, 2018 – Scottsdale

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

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 March 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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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  *  Novartis  *  Pfizer *  PhRMA *  Roche Diagnostics *  TGen * The Biodesign Institute at ASU * UA BIO5 * Ulthera * University of Arizona * Ventana Medical Systems * VWR   
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