WHENJune 09, 2012 @ 8:00am - 5:00pm
Date: Jun 09, 2012
Type: Association Events
Organizer: SABPA, SDCAA
Location: Hilton, San Diego/Del Mar
Source: SABPA
11th San Diego BioPharma Conference_v19

Date: June 9th, 2012, 8:00am 4:45pm

Location: Hilton, San Diego/Del Mar

Website: www.sdbiopharma.org

Registration: https://www.123signup.com/registerid=smmdb

Registration Closed.

Click here for pdf event report.

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  • $30 per person until June 5
  • $80 for onsite registration (June 9)
  • Students and postdocs $10 off any fees mentioned above

Organizer: Sino-American Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Professionals Association (SABPA)

Co-organizer: San Diego Chinese American Association (SDCAA)


All Day Exhibition
08:00am Continental Breakfast & Registration
08:45am Opening Remarks:Peter Zhu, President, SABPA San Diego,
Mingzhu Zhang, EVP, SABPA San Diego and conference Chair
09:00am Session I. Industry/Academia Translational Research
Session Chair: Mao MaoResearch Fellow, Pfizer
Martin Seidel, PhD, Institute Director, Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
Kang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Director, Institute for Genomic Medicine, UCSD
Ben Cravatt, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Chemical Physiology Department
10:30am Coffee Break
11:00am Session II (Plenary Discussion). San Diego Biotech Perspectives
Moderator : Nimish Sidhpura, Account Manager, Elsevier
L. Kay Chandler, Partner, Cooley
Mike Grey, Venture partner of Pappas Ventures
Paul Negulescu, VP of Research and San Diego Site Head
Richard Ding, CEO, Biotheranostics
Richard Heyman, President and CEO, Aragon
12:00pm Luncheon
01:15pm San Diego Bio-Pharma Achievement Award
Moderator: Mingzhu Zhang, VP, Business Development, Medicilon
Award Recipient: Troy Wilson, Kevan Shokat, Yi Liu, Pingda Ren, Intelikine Founding Team
01:30pm Session III. Drug Discovery in a Global Setting
Session chair: JC Xu, Director of Biology, Quanticel Pharmaceuticals
Kevan Shokat, Professor and Chair, Dept of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF
Qing Dong, CSO, Shanghai Hengrui Pharmaceuticals
Jim Schaeffer, Executive Director of Licensing & External Research, Merck
03:00pm Coffee Break
03:20pm Session IV (Plenary Discussion). 10 years SABPA Entrepreneurship
Moderator: Sofie Qiao (CEO, LINQ)
Jay Dong, GM of Cell Signaling
Ming Guo, Co-Founder and COO, Ascentage Pharma
Suixiong Cai, VP and CTO, Impact Therapeutics
Weiguo Su, Executive VP of drug research, Hutchison Medipharma
Xiangming Fang, President and Co-Founder, Denovo Biomarkers
Yun He, former CSO and SVP, Bioduro
04:20pm Richard Liu, Xian High-tech Industry Development Zone
04:45pm Closing Remarks