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Xconomy's EXOME Presents: Bay Area Life Science Disruptors


Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 2:00 PM (PST)

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Xconomy's EXOME Presents: Bay Area's Life Science Disruptors

The San Francisco Bay Area is teeming with people, companies, and ideas that aim to shake up the life-sciences status quo. From gene editing to the microbiome, from the frontiers of diagnostics to new interfaces between drugs and digital technology, who has the most radical goals? What are their strategies for building great biotech companies? How are the founders working with their leading investors to pursue their disruptive vision?

Join us for this unique event featuring candid stories from some of the most forward-thinking biotech company leaders, founders, and VC backers who are making the Bay Area's life sciences sector exciting, unpredictable, and indispensable for the future of biotech and healthcare.

Confirmed Speakers:
Tom Barnes, Chief Scientific Officer, Intellia Therapeutics
Atul Butte, Director, Institute for Computational Health Sciences, UCSF
Colleen Cutcliffe, CEO, WholeBiome
Marcy Darnovsky, Director, Center for Genetics and Society
Peter DiLaura, CEO, Second Genome
Hank Greely, Law Professor, Stanford University
Justin Kao, SVP of Corporate Development, Operations, and Strategy, Helix
Nina Kjellson, General Partner, Canaan Partners
Edward Lanphier, CEO, Sangamo Biosciences
Andy May, CSO, Caribou Biosciences
Jenny Rooke, Managing Director, Five Prime Ventures
Randy Scott, CEO, Invitae


Registration: 1:00 - 2:00 pm 
Program: 2:00 - 5:45 pm
Networking Reception: 5:45 - 6:45 pm
View the full agenda here.
*Schedule is subject to change

Registration Information:
Tickets are transferable but not refundable.
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Fenwick & West

Johnson & Johnson Innovation


Alexandria Real Estate Equities


BioCrossroads • IDA Ireland • Jacobs Global Buildings
Johnson & Johnson Innovation • 
Latham & Watkins  LaVoieHealthScience
Michigan Economic Development Corporation • TEVA Pharmaceuticals • Texas Medical Center

Avalon Ventures • ARCH Venture Partners
Launch Capital • Polaris Partners • Santé Ventures 
 SR One • Third Rock Ventures

Acorda Therapeutics • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
Arrowhead Research • Bayer • CRG • Epizyme
Genocea Biosciences  Health Advances
Sarepta Therapeutics

Have questions about Xconomy's EXOME Presents: Bay Area Life Science Disruptors? Contact Xconomy

When & Where

1150 Veterans Boulevard
South San Francisco, CA 94080

Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 2:00 PM (PST)

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