Relations between universities and industry have changed considerably over the past 35 years, largely due to new models of research and development pioneered in the life sciences and the biotech sector. In this 90-minute discussion, Genentech founder Herb Boyer and co-inventor of recombinant DNA technology Stan Cohen will be joined by an esteemed panel who drove the sweeping changes between academia and industry during these pivotal years and reflect on its impact for today. The discussion will be followed by a reception.
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Life Sciences Foundation
The Life Sciences Foundation (LSF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on educating and inspiring curious minds with the history and continuing significance of biotechnology. LSF is capturing biotechnology's legacy by collecting, preserving, and sharing firsthand information about the people, organizations and discoveries that define biotechnology and reshape our world. As a steward of biotechnology's amazing history, LSF seeks to inspire the next generation of biotech pioneers and deepen the public's appreciation for the critical role that biotechnology plays in their lives.