WHENJune 09, 2018 @ 8:00am - 5:00pm
WHEREHilton Del Mar, 15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
INFOSan Diego BioPharma Conference, the flagship event of SABPA, has witnessed the boom of the pharmaceuticals and biotechnology industry in one of the nation's premier innovation centers. This annual conference has been featuring some of the most respectful figures in the fields, from potential Nobel laureates and technologically disruptive inventors to entrepreneurs and multi-billion-dollar dealmakers. A lot of exciting stories from San Diego biopharma industry in the past year hit the global headlines and have ignited the renewed interests in the heroes behind these advancements. Come and meet some of the visionary leaders and to network with your peers. Topics include the multi-billion dollar deal, transformative academia research into life-saving therapeutics, creative business models and strategies to succeed in the ever-changing global market.  This is one of the biggest San Diego biotech events that you don't want to miss. Please visit http://www.sabpa.org for more details.
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8:00 am       Registration & Breakfast

8:45 am       Welcome and Opening Remarks    

            Stephanie Shi, PhD, President, SABPA

Yi Liu, PhD, Chair, BioPharma Conference, SABPA

Morning Session: Current Trends in Bio-pharmaceutical Sciences                

            Session Chair: Yi Liu, PhD, Chair, BioPharma Conference, SABPA

9:00 am         2018 San Diego Bio-Pharma Achievement Award

Jonathan E. Lim, MD, Chairman, CEO and Co-founder, Ignyta

            Presentation: Ignyta’s unlikely journey in precision medicine: From Dx start-up to global personalized       healthcare company

10:00 am     Tom Daniel, MD Chairman, Vividion Therapeutics; Venture Partner, ARCH Venture

            Presentation: TBD

10:30 am       Coffee Break & Networking

11:00 am       Dimitri E. Grigoriadis, Ph.D. Chief Research Officer, Neurocrine

            Presentation: TBD

11:30 am       Jason Liu, PhD, SVP and COO for Lab Testing Division, WuXi AppTec

            Presentation: TBD

12:00 pm       Lunch & Networking

Afternoon Session: Academia Drug Discovery and Cross-border Opportunities

            Session Co-Chairs: JC Xu, MD, PhD, Co-Chair, BioPharma Conference, SABPA;

                                     Guang Chen, MD, PhD, Co-Chair, BioPharma Conference, SABPA

1:30 pm         Don Cleveland, PhD, Ludwig Cancer Research at the Univ. of California, San Diego

            Presentation: Gene silencing therapy for human neurodegenerative disease

2:00 pm         David Bredt, MD, PhD, Global Head of Discovery, Neuroscience, Janssen R& D and

Johnson and Johnson San Diego R&D Site Leader

            Presentation: TBD

2:30 pm         Bob Romas, Partner, Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP ;

            Presentation Managing 3rd Party IP and Freedom-To-Operate in Drug Development

2:45 PM         China Medical City

            Presentation TBD

3:00 pm         Exhibition and Networking

3:30 pm         Alex Xu, PhD, China FDA

Presentation TBD              

4:00 pm         Xinhua Lin, PhD, Fudan University

            Presentation: TBD

4:30 pm         Peng Chen, PhD, JD

            Presentation: TBD

4:45 pm         Closing Remarks

            Peter Huang, PhD, EVP, SABPA

5:00 pm         Cocktail hour