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CBA 2018 Annual Conference

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Crowne Plaza - Foster City Hotel

1221 Chess Drive

Foster City, CA 94404

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Conference Agenda:

8:00 – 8:30 am Registration, Networking, and Exhibitions

8:30 – 8:35 am Welcome and Opening Remarks

Mark Chen, Ph.D., CBA president

8:35 – 8:40 am Conference Introduction

Thomas Wei, Ph.D., CBA Conference Chair

Morning Keynote Presentation (Moderator: Thomas Wei)

8:40 – 9:20 am Marker-guided targeted therapy, PARP inhibitors, and immune checkpoint therapy

Mien-Chie Hung, Ph.D. (Basic Research VP, MD Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas

9:20 – 10:00 am Entrepreneurship in China

Wei Wang (Sinopharma Group, President)

10:00 – 10:20 am Networking and Exhibitions

Session I: Drug Regulation (Moderator: Michelle Chen)

10:20 – 10:50 am Regulatory considerations in the IND submission of antibody and related products

Audrey Jia, Ph.D. (Principal Consultant, DataRevive LLC)

10:50 am – 11:20 am Regulatory consideration for clinical development in product life cycle management

Ardelle Ying, Ph.D. (Program Director, Genentech)

11:20 am – 11:40 am Accelerate new drug development: Paradigm shift in the post-ICH regulatory systems in China, and US

Dan Zhang, Ph.D. (Chairman and CEO, Fountain Medical Development Ltd)

Special Talk (Moderator: Lin Sun-Hoffman)

11:40 am – 12:10 pm Career Development for Life – IQ, EQ, and SQ / Career Opportunities in the FDA

George Chang, Ph.D.(Senior Pharmacologist, FDA)

12:10 pm– 12:20pm Sponsor Presentation

Lee-Cheng Liu, Ph.D. (President & CEO, Eirgenix)

12:20 – 1:10 pm Lunch, Networking and Exhibitions

1:10 – 1:20 pm CBA Scholarship Award

Afternoon Keynote Presentation (Moderator: Thomas Wei)

1:20 – 2:00pm Engineering living computers for diagnostics and therapeutics

Timothy Lu, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, MIT)

Session II: Digital Health and Big Data (Moderator: Michelle Chen)

2:00 – 2:30pm Online dermatology transition from dermatologists to artificial intelligence

Alexander Börve, MD (Founder & CEO, First Derm)

2:30 – 3:00pm Genomic revolution and blockchain

Huijun Zhou, Ph.D.(Co-founder, Doctor Chain)

3:00 – 3:30pm Using Genomic Features to Make Smart Clinical Decisions: the Power of Machine Learning and RNA-seq

Jing Huang, Ph.D.(SVP of Bioinformatics and Data Science, Veracyte Inc.)

3:30 – 3:50pm Networking and Exhibitions

3:50 – 4:50pm Entrepreneurship Summit (Moderator: Lin Sun-Hoffman)

Keting Chu, Ph.D.(Lyfe Venture)

Jimmy Zhang, (Lily Asia Venture)

Guoliang Yu, Ph.D. (Executive Chairman, Crown Bioscience; Venture Partner, OrbiMed Venture)

TBD (Jones Day)

4:50 – 4:55 pm Closing Remarks

Thomas Wei, Ph.D., CBA Conference Chair

Early Bird Registration (by 9/28/2018)

Member: $35

Non-member: $55

Student (with .edu email): $10

Regular Registration (9/29/2018 - 10/5/2018)

Member: $55

Non-member: $75

Student (with .edu email): $10

On-site Registration (10/6/2018)

Member: $80

Non-member: $100

Student (with .edu email): $30

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