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Xconomy Xchange: The Icos Impact

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 5:00 PM (PST)

Seattle, United States

Xconomy Xchange: The Icos Impact

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Xconomy Xchange: The Icos ImpactIcos was once the great hope for Seattle biotech. Founded in 1990 with investment from Bill Gates and inspirational leadership from George Rathmann, it went on over the next 15 years to assemble a team of 700 employees and create a $1 billion molecule. For a while, it looked like it would survive as the only big, independent, profitable biotech company in the Seattle area. The story didn't unfold that way, as Eli Lilly bought the company for $2.3 billion in 2007 and gave pink slips to most of the local workforce. Some Icos alumni stayed on to help build CMC Biologics, and some left the region for new opportunities. But many talented scientists and businesspeople have stayed in the Northwest, building the next generation of Seattle life sciences companies. Come join Xconomy on November 27 as we bring together some of the leading Icosahedrons (yes, there's a trivia question there) for a lively evening of war stories, networking, and thinking about what's ahead for Seattle biotech. 

Confirmed Speakers:
Stephanie Florio, Scientist, Infectious Disease Research Institute
Mike Gallatin
, Senior Advisor, Frazier Healthcare Ventures
Patrick Gray
, Scientific Fellow, Omeros
Mila Lobanova, VP of Finance and Operations, Blaze Bioscience
Johnny Stine, Founder, North Coast Biologics
Cliff Stocks, CEO, Theraclone Sciences
Susan Sullivan
, Vice President of Project Management, CMC Biologics
Gary Wilcox, CEO, Cocrystal Discovery
Albert Yu, Vice President of Clinical Development, Omeros 

Twitter:
@Xconomy
#xcicos

Schedule:
Registration & Networking: 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Program: 6:00 - 6:35 pm
Networking reception: 6:35 - 8:00 pm

Full agenda here

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

EVENT HOST

Institute for Systems Biology

 

EVENT SPONSORS

 Cooley LLP         Fenwick & West


Institute for Systems Biology       Wells Fargo Insurance

 

NATIONAL PARTNER

Alexandria Real Estate Equities

UNDERWRITERS

BDO • Christensen O’Connor Johnson KindnessCooley
Davis Wright TremaineFenwick & West • Graham & Dunn  Institute for Systems Biology
Kauffman Foundation • Kilpatrick Townsend Puget Sound Blood Center

VENTURE CAPITAL MEMBERS

ARCH Venture Partners • WRF Capital

Have questions about Xconomy Xchange: The Icos Impact? Contact the organizer

When & Where


Institute for Systems Biology
401 Terry Avenue North
Seattle, 98109

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 5:00 PM (PST)


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