The Centaur and the Whale: Chiron, Cetus and the Emergence of Biotech
Monday, April 15, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
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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Life Sciences Foundation
The Life Sciences Foundation is dedicated to capturing the history, preserving the heritage, and sharing the stories of biotechnology. The Foundation collects and organizes historical information to educate and inspire future innovators, to engage the general public, and to provide lay audiences with a robust understanding of life sciences and biotechnology.