AZBio In The Loop for the Week of March 25, 2019


AZBio Barbecue at Pinnacle Transplant Technologies

Join AZBio’s Board of Directors and Arizona’s Bioscience and Healthcare Community for the AZBio Barbecue at Pinnacle Transplant Technologies on April 25, 2019. Register Today!  

 AZBio Member News

C-Path Selects Global Regulatory Affairs Leader as New President and CEO

TUCSON, Ariz., March 21, 2019 — After a worldwide search, the Critical Path Institute (C-Path) today announced it has appointed Joseph Scheeren, Pharm. D., as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Scheeren previously served as Senior Advisor Research and Development for Bayer AG and has had a distinguished 36-year career in the pharmaceutical industry having held positions domestically and internationally in drug development and regulatory approval on three continents.

As if by magic: TGen develops program that lights up cancer-causing mutations

LumosVar — a name inspired by Harry Potter — could help physicians provide genomic-based treatments for their patients

Beacon Biomedical Teams with National Phlebotomy Providers Network  To Launch a Nationwide Blood-Draw Service to Support BeScreened™-CRC

BeScreened™-CRC provides people the option for an easy, accurate & now convenient Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer  Screening.

UA Startup GenetiRate Wins International Seafood Innovation Award

University of Arizona startup GenetiRate has been designated one of two companies honored with the Seafood Innovation Award at the North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) 2019. Awarded on March 7, NASF Seafood Innovation Day, the company won the honor for its technology for genetic selection to improve sustainability and production.

Mayo Clinic, ASU medical journalism fellowship applicants sought

Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication are accepting applications for a fellowship program. As part of this program, journalists from across the country will receive intensive training to cover medicine.

TGen and ABL pursue global rollout of advanced TB test

Licensing agreement puts DeepChek®-TB one step closer to clinical application 

Opportunity Alerts

Flinn Scholars Program Info Sessions

The Flinn Scholars Program will host five information sessions this spring across Arizona to share the benefits of one of the nation’s most prestigious merit-based scholarships and present strategies to assist in building the strongest application. 

  • Tempe – Sunday, April 7 
  • Flagstaff – Wednesday, April 17
  • Glendale – Thursday, April 25 

The Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor & Partnering Conference – Apply to present

Are you looking for funding?  Click the link to learn more about RMLSIPC.  The sister conference to White Hat, RMLSIPC will be held In Vail, CO on Sept. 4-5, 2019.

Nominations are now open for the 2019 AZBio Awards that will be held on October 2, 2019 at the peak of Arizona Bioscience Week. 

Click here to learn more  (Application Deadline is May 31st)

Applications for the Student Discovery Zone are now open. 

Click here to submit your poster abstract

Tell Your Story and Show your Support for Arizona’s Bioindustry

Click here to reserve your page in the AZBio Special Supplement in the September/October issue of AzBusiness Magazine

Ad reservation deadline is August 1st.


There are 87 Jobs at the AZBio Career Center.

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or post positions at your  company.

Events  – Committees – Savings

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Clues to Curing Alzheimer’s – Sip of Science

  • Mar 26, 2019 – Phoenix

2019 Precision Medicine Symposium

  • Mar 27, 2019 – Tucson

Arizona Technology Council MedTech Conference

  • Mar 28, 2019 – Scottsdale

In Vitro and In Silico Modeling: Advancing Research by Looking Beyond Animal Models

  • Mar 28, 2019 – Phoenix

BIO 2019 Legislative Day Fly-In

  • Apr 3, 2019 – Washington

Escape from Inflammation Nation: Conquering the Inflammation Epidemic on the Path to Health and Resilience

  • Apr 3, 2019 – Tucson

Arizona Science And Engineering Fair (AzSEF)

  • Apr 4, 2019 – Phoenix

Arizona Cord Blood Conference: On the Horizon

  • Apr 4, 2019 – Tempe

Bioscience Roadmap Progress Report Update

  • Apr 4, 2019 – Phoenix

Tucson Symposium 2019

  • Apr 9, 2019 – Tucson

Mini-Medical School: The Brain – Assessment and Treatment of Concussions

  • Apr 10, 2019 – Phoenix

26th Annual Arizona Immunization Conference

  • Apr 17, 2019 – Phoenix

AZBio Barbecue at Pinnacle Transplant Technologies

  • Apr 25, 2019 – Phoenix

BIO 2019 – It Starts with One

  • Jun 3, 2019 – Philadelphia

The Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor & Partnering Conference

  • Sep 4, 2019 – Vail

The MedTech Conference 2019

  • Sep 23, 2019 – Boston

Arizona Bioscience Week – AZBW 2019

  • Sep 30, 2019 –

AZBio Awards

  • Oct 2, 2019 – Phoenix


  • Dec 12, 2019 – Phoenix 

The Arizona Legislature is now in session.

Each session, AZBio reviews all of the bills being considered by the Arizona Legislature and identifies the ones with impact on our industry.  These bills are then tracked on the AZBio Watch List.  Status on bills is updated weekly.  

Click here to access the AZBio Watch List

Save the date: AZBio Government Affairs Call: 

Thursday, April 11th at 3 PM  AZ/PDT

All AZBio Members are welcome to join the AZBio Government Affairs Committee.  Click here to be added to the committee  

SAVINGS:  AZBio Purchasing Power 

AZBio Members saved over $3 Million via AZBio Purchasing Power in 2018 

 Click here to learn more how YOU can save on these product and services. 


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 BIO *  City of Phoenix  *   Dorn Policy Group  * Flinn Foundation
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