AZBio In the Loop for the Week of May 6 2019


You  are  invited to join us in the  Senate Gallery on Wednesday,    May 8th for the reading of the Arizona Bioscience Week Proclamation by Senator Sean Bowie at 1:30 PM.  

Who Inspires You?  Nominate them for an AZBio Award!

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.

 AZBio Member News

UA College of Medicine- Phoenix Graduates its 500th Physician TodayThe University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix will graduate its 500th physician Monday, May 6, during commencement ceremonies at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Phoenix.

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix Partners with Space Tango to Test Diagnostic Tool in Space

Center for Applied NanoBioscience and Medicine will Integrate Its Health Platform in the Company’s Automated CubeLab System

HTG Molecular Expands Agreement with Illumina to Include Autoimmune, Cardiovascular, and Fibrosis Disorders and Diseases

Amendment allows for the development of IVD test kits compatible with Illumina technology

FDA Approves Genentech’s Kadcyla for Adjuvant Treatment of People with HER2-Positive Early Breast Cancer with Residual Invasive Disease After Neoadjuvant Treatment

Approval based on data showing Kadcyla cut the risk of disease recurring by half compared to Herceptin in the adjuvant setting for specific patients with HER2-positive early breast cancer.

First-of-its-kind microbial nursery to open on May 8th

The world’s first microbial nursery is Ferran Garcia-Pichel’s brainchild, a mobile lab designed restore arid lands in the Southwest. Garcia-Pichel is director of the Biodesign Center for Fundamental and Applied Microbiomics and professor in ASU’s School of Life Sciences. His plans to grow microbes and prevent dust pollution earned him recognition last fall as a finalist in the Governor’s Celebration of Innovation.

Opportunity Alerts

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.


BIO 2019 – It Starts with One 

Jun 3 – 6 , 2019 – Philadelphia

Partnering is now open.  Sign up and start requesting meetings today today.

RESI Philadelphia
Jun 3, 2019 – Philadelphia
Specifically for early stage companies, RESI’s speed networking format is a great  way to make connections.  AZBio Members save $100 on registration with code.


There are 54 Jobs at the AZBio Career Center.

Clinical Trial/Program / Consultant

  • Arizona State University – Tempe

Specialist I, Quality Control Environmental Monitoring

  • CBR 

Mentor in Residence, Life Sciences

  • The University of Arizona’s (UA) Tech Launch Arizona (TLA) 

Post-Doctoral Fellow

  • Midwestern University 
Click here to view ALL opportunities or post positions at your  company.

Events  – Committees – Savings

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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, May 9th 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  


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

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 Thank you to our AZBio Supporters

Legacy Level:  Arizona Commerce Authority 
 BIO *  City of Phoenix  *   Dorn Policy Group  * Flinn Foundation
Chairman’s Circle:    BusinessWire   *   Roche 
Leadership Level:  Amgen  *  Arizona Science Center * BD *   Cord Blood Registry (CBR) * Dignity Health * Genentech  * Janssen Biotech * KCA * Knobbe Martens  *  Medtronic Tempe Campus * New Angle Media *   Novartis   * Pfizer *  PhRMA *  Pinnacle Transplant Technologies  *  Roche Diagnostics * Snell &Wilmer * TGen *  The Biodesign Institute at ASU * The University of Arizona  * UA  BIO5 * Ulthera * Ventana Medical Systems * VWR   
Sustaining Partners:   AdvaMed  *  Affordable Image * Alliance Bank of Arizona  *  APS *  Bristol-Myers Squibb *  EY * HonorHealth *  International Research Center *  Lilly  *  Midwestern University * NFP *  PADT Medical *  Perkins Coie

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