JLABS Innovator Spotlight and Mixer
Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS , 329 Oyster Point Blvd , South San Francisco , CA
September 03, 2015 from 18:00 PM to 20:30 PM (PDT)
$10 - $35
Meet inspiring JLABS companies and network with local Life Science leaders. Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS is holding a series of JLABS Innovator Spotlight events featuring companies creating scientific breakthroughs. The program provides an opportunity to learn about exciting companies occupying space at JLABS in the Bay Area. Three JLABS companies will provide candid, but informative presentations detailing their executive teams, their company focus and latest developments.
Each company will provide a 10-15 minute presentation with Q&A. The presentations will be followed by a social mixer. Please join us in learning more about these exciting Bay Area JLABS companies.
Legal Notice: Presentations at this event will be on publicly available, non-confidential information only. Furthermore, the license agreement between each of such companies and Janssen Research & Development, LLC, is for licensed space, not for any matter concerning research, development or any type of collaborative, service or otherwise contracted work. Contacts with these companies' representatives should not entail at this time the exchange of confidential, business sensitive or any other type of information that would not be exchanged with a third party unless pursuant to an appropriate pre-existing agreement.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
4:00pm | Registration Opens
4:25pm | Welcome
4:30pm | Presentations
5:15pm | Networking Reception
6:30pm | Program Close
Chimera Bioengineering read more»
Distributed Bio read more»
Symic Biomedical read more»
Please RSVP online so that we can get an accurate headcount for food and beverages. We will not be accepting walk-ups once the event is sold out.
329 Oyster Point Blvd
South San Francisco, CA
Confirmed Companies Descriptions:
Origin: Menlo Park, CA
Leadership: Ben Wang, Founder & CEO; Gus Zeiner, CSO
Focus: CAR T Cell Therapeutics
Speaker Fun Fact: "I once ran a hedge fund based on predicting the outcomes of baseball games." -Ben Wang, Founder & CEO
How is your company going to change the world? Chimera develops safe and effective CAR T cell therapeutics, using next generation control technology, against liquid and solid tumors.
Origin: South San Francisco, CA
Leadership: Giles Day, CEO; Jacob Glanville, CSO; Chris Smith, CTO
Speaker Fun Fact: "By day I'm a mild mannered CEO, by night I'm a Guatemalan pig farmer. I've also seen Phantom of the Opera stage show over 50 times." -Giles Day, CEO
How is your company going to change the world? By delivering the worlds first single dose universal vaccines to flu, HIV and other pathogens, Distributed Bio will save millions of lives and eliminate billions of $$s in healthcare costs and lost productivity per year.
Origin: Purdue University, IN and San Francisco, CA
Leadership: Ken Horne, CEO; Nathan Bachtell, CMO; John Paderi, Founder and Dir R&D Kate Stuart, Founder and Dir Preclinical; Alyssa Panitch, Founder
Speaker Fun Fact: "At one point I held 4 different passports!" -Ken Horne, CEO
How is your company going to change the world? Symic is going to change the world by developing a new class of therapeutics that treat diseases by targeting the cell's environment, the extracellular matrix.