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Xconomy Forum: What's Hot in Boston Biotech


Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 1:30 PM (EDT)

Xconomy Forum: What's Hot in Boston Biotech

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Xconomy Forum: What's Hot in Boston Biotech

It’s no secret that biotech is feeling it once again. Stocks are way up, and startups are seizing the opportunity to sail through a wide-open IPO window. That bull market isn’t just generating big returns for investors, it’s helping fuel the next round of innovation. Ambitious startups are sprouting up, sparked by science that is turning heads. New, nontraditional sources of cash are turning their attention to life sciences, creating unlikely options for fledgling biotechs that simply weren’t imagined a short time ago. But which ideas are generating the most buzz? What’s it going to take for the grandiose visions to become reality? And what does it all mean for drug discovery and health? Join Xconomy as we bring together some of the Boston biotech scene’s top innovators, venture capitalists, and executives, who are at the forefront of some of the biggest new ideas in life sciences.

Confirmed speakers:
Michael Bonney, CEO, Cubist Pharmaceuticals
Douglas Williams, EVP, Research and Development, Biogen Idec
John Maraganore, CEO, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Rob Armstrong, former VP, Global External Research and Development, Eli Lilly

David Berry, CEO, Seres Health; Partner, Flagship Ventures
Kevin Bitterman, Interim CEO, Editas Medicine; Partner, Polaris Partners
Katrine Bosley, Entrepreneur-in-residence, The Broad Institute
Richard Brudnick, VP, Business Development, Biogen Idec 
Jason Rhodes, President and CFO, Epizyme 
Nancy Simonian, CEO, Syros Pharmaceuticals
Roger Stein, Chief Analytics Officer, State Street Global Exchange
Robert Urban, Head, J&J Innovation Center, Boston
Feng Zhang, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, MIT

Registration: 12:30 – 1:30 pm
1:30 – 5:30 pm
Networking Reception: 5:30
– 6:30 pm
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Registration information:
Tickets are transferable but not refundable.
To inquire about press registration, e-mail events@xconomy.com.


Biogen Idec


       Cubist Pharmaceuticals      Health Advances  

ICON            Mintz Levin

Rasky Baerlein

Alexandria Real Estate Equities

Biogen Idec

Capital Royalty • Cubist Pharmaceuticals • Genentech

Halloran Consulting Group • 
Kauffman Foundation • Kilpatrick Townsend
Latham & Watkins • 
Nelsen Biomedical  Rice University 
Texas Medical Center  University of Houston

Advanced Technology Ventures • ARCH Venture Partners • Avalon Ventures
Boston Millennia Partners • 
Fairhaven Capital • Flagship Ventures 
North Bridge Venture Partners
 • Polaris Partners • SR One • 
Third Rock Ventures

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals • Infinity Pharmaceuticals
Moderna Therapeutics • Sarepta Therapeutics


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When & Where

Biogen Idec - Building 8
15 Cambridge Center
Cambridge, MA 02142

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 1:30 PM (EDT)

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Xconomy is an innovative news and events organization with outposts in Boston, Boulder/Denver, Detroit/Ann Arbor, 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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