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Xconomy Xchange: New York’s Life Science Disruptors


Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 5:30 PM (EST)

Xconomy Xchange: New York’s Life Science Disruptors

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Regular Registration Ended $125.00 $3.49
Startup Special
For employees of startups less than 3 years old with 20 or fewer employees.
Ended $75.00 $2.49
Student Registration
Limited number available. Valid student ID must be shown at registration desk.
Ended $30.00 $1.59
At the Door Ended $150.00 $3.99

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Xconomy Xchange: New York's Life Science Disruptors

Virtually every life sciences startup, investor, or research effort aims to challenge the status quo. But in New York, this unfolding story of disruption might be unparalleled. Perhaps nowhere in the country are scientists, entrepreneurs, non-profits, and investors doing more to not only shake up their fields, but also band together to build the city's life science innovation machine from the ground up. But what are their specific goals, and what is their approach to building great biotech companies and research programs? Which areas are being targeted? And how can this all get done in a city starved for a biotech startup culture, despite all its financial and industry power? 

Join us for this unique, interactive evening featuring stories from some of the region's most radical life science leaders out to change the definition of New York biotech through broad academic-industry partnerships, advances in genomics, cancer research and rare diseases, and a new style of biotech-pharma dealmaking that extends across the life sciences world. 

Confirmed participants:
Ron Cohen
, CEO, Acorda Therapeutics

Alex Denner, Founding Partner, Sarissa Capital Management
George Golumbeski, Senior Vice President of Business Development, Celgene
Francois Nader, President and Chief Executive Officer, NPS Pharmaceuticals
Eric Schadt, Director, The Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, President, Rockefeller University

Special Guest:
Meg Tirrell, Biotechnology Reporter, Bloomberg News


Registration: 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Program: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Networking Reception: 7:00 - 8:00 pm 

Full agenda here

Tickets are transferable but not refundable.
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Alexandria Real Estate Equities


Guard Dog Brand Development           Halloran

Alexandria Real Estate Equities 

Biogen Idec • Cubist Pharmaceuticals
EisnerAmper • Genentech 
Guard Dog Brand Development • Halloran Consulting Group
Kauffman Foundation • Kilpatrick Townsend 
Latham & Watkins • Turnstone

Avalon Ventures • Boston Millennia Partners
LaunchCapital • Psilos Group • Rho Capital Partners 
SR One • Third Rock Ventures

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals • Infinity Pharmaceuticals
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals • Moderna Therapeutics
Sarepta Therapeutics

Harlem Biospace • NewYorkBio

Have questions about Xconomy Xchange: New York’s Life Science Disruptors? Contact Xconomy

When & Where

Apella, Event Space at Alexandria Center
450 East 29th Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016

Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 5:30 PM (EST)

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