Cetus and Chiron were early and influential Bay Area biotechnology companies responsible for creating PCR, sequencing the HIV genome, and discovering the hepatitis C virus. Please join us as Bill Rutter, Frank McCormick, Ed Penhoet, Hollings Renton, Tom White, and Pablo Valenzuela reflect on their successes, failures, and the lessons learned in the first decade of these two companies.
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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.