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Xconomy Xchange: The Genetics Institute Impact

Xconomy

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 5:30 PM (EST)

Cambridge, MA

Xconomy Xchange: The Genetics Institute Impact

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Genetics Institute Alumni Ended $50.00 $0.00
Regular Registration Ended $95.00 $0.00
Student Registration
Limited number available. Valid student ID must be shown at registration desk.
Ended $25.00 $0.00
At the Door--Genetics Institute Alumni Ended $95.00 $0.00
At the Door Ended $125.00 $0.00

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Xconomy Xchange: The Genetics Institute Impact

Genetics Institute is one of those names from the original biotech boom of the early 1980s that faded from the headlines a long time ago. But 15 years after GI was acquired by Wyeth (now part of Pfizer), this pioneering Boston biotech company is still causing ripples in the Boston biotech community—having recruited, inspired, and provided an essential training ground for a generation of young scientists and business people. Xconomy will bring together some of the leading GI alumni for a lively evening of reminiscing, networking, and brainstorming about what’s ahead for Boston biotech.

Confirmed Speakers:
Gabriel Schmergel
, former Genetics Institute CEO
Mark Ptashne
,
Genetics Institute Co-founder, Ludwig Chair of Molecular Biology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Tom Maniatis
,
Genetics Institute Co-founder, Professor and Chair, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University
Tony Evnin
, Partner, Venrock Associates
Tuan Ha-Ngoc
, CEO, Aveo Pharmaceuticals
Adelene Perkins
, CEO, Infinity Pharmaceuticals
John Knopf
, CEO, Acceleron Pharma
Abbie Celniker
, CEO, Eleven Biotherapeutics
Sha Mi, Distinguished Investigator, Discovery Neurobiology, Biogen Idec

Schedule:
Registration & Networking: 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Program: 5:30 – 6:15 pm
Networking reception: 6:15 - 7:30 pm

Tickets are transferable but not refundable.
To inquire about press registration, email events@xconomy.com.

 

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EVENT SPONSORS

Alexandria Real Estate Equities               Aveo Pharmaceuticals


Cubist Pharmaceuticals              Infinity Pharmaceuticals            Medidata

 

DESIGN SPONSOR

Mixtur

 

CHARTER UNDERWRITERS
Alexandria Real Estate Equities
Biogen Idec
WilmerHale

UNDERWRITERS
Invest Northern IrelandJ. Robert Scott Executive Search
Kauffman Foundation
Latham & Watkins LLPNYSE Euronext
SRI International
TurnstoneUK Trade & Investment

VENTURE CAPITAL MEMBERS
Advanced Technology VenturesARCH Venture PartnersAtlas Venture
Avalon Ventures
• Bain Capital VenturesBoston Millennia Partners
Excel Venture Management
Flagship Ventures
North Bridge Venture Partners
Polaris Venture Partners

Have questions about Xconomy Xchange: The Genetics Institute Impact? Contact Xconomy

When & Where


The Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT
500 Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02142

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 5:30 PM (EST)


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Xconomy

Xconomy is an innovative news and events organization with outposts in Boston, Boulder/Denver, Detroit, New York, Raleigh-Durham, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Texas, and Wisconsin. It is dedicated to providing business and technology leaders with timely, insightful, close-to-the-scene information about the local personalities, companies, and technological trends that best exemplify today’s high-tech economy. Xconomy is staffed by world-class journalists and media professionals, and supported by “the Xconomists,” who include some of the world’s leading innovators. Get to know them and the Xconomy team at www.xconomy.com/about.

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