The Business of Genomics
The Fairmont Hotel
950 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA
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Schedule of Presentations:

Monday, June 8, 2009
14:00:00 Conference Registration
14:05:00 Technology Transfer Symposium: Brokering the Right Partnerships
14:30:00 Technology Transfer Panel of Experts
14:35:00 QB3 – Satisfying California’s Addiction to Innovation Douglas Crawford
14:45:00 Commercializing Technology from Universities - A UC Berkeley Perspective Irvin J. Mettler
15:00:00 Giving Emerging Companies that Big Company Advantage Melinda Richter
15:10:00 Talk Title to be Announced Anna Williamson
15:50:00 Networking Refreshment Break
15:55:00 Entrepreneur/Emerging Company Showcase
16:15:00 RONDEL™ Nucleic Acid Delivery Platform Helen F. Chuang
16:30:00 Creating Value for RNAi Therapeutics through Strategic Deal Making Ramani Varanasi
16:45:00 Targeted Nanoparticles for Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Delivery Robert J. Lee
17:00:00 High Throughput siRNA Screening in Primary Cells Yong Huang
17:15:00 Welcoming Reception in the Exhibit Hall
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
07:30:00 Morning Coffee
07:35:00 Intellectual Property Symposium: Navigating the Legal Landmine
08:00:00 Patent Attorney Panel of Experts Kathleen M. Williams
08:05:00 Protecting your IP and Commercializing Your Technology: The Devil is in the Details Kathleen M. Williams
08:20:00 IP Due Diligence - Navigating the Patent Landscape in Getting the Deal Done Rochelle K. Seide
08:30:00 Cost Effective Portfolio Management Steven L. Highlander
08:35:00 Discovery, Development, Clinical Monitoring and Therapy G. Kevin Townsend
09:00:00 Entrepreneur/Emerging Company Showcase
09:30:00 DNA Diagnostics and Pharmacogenetic Solutions for Common Psychiatric Disorders and Addictions Elena Pushnova
09:45:00 Autism & Multiple Sclerosis Specialty Diagnostics Michael S. Paul
10:00:00 Business Development Tools for Platform Technologies Hans Petersen
10:15:00 Networking Coffee Break, Poster and Exhibit Viewing
10:45:00 Translating Small Genetic Contributions into Large Effects Using Phylogenetic Analyses Allen Roses
11:30:00 Multilocus Analysis of Sequence and Genotype Data Nicholas J. Schork
12:15:00 Close of Morning Session
12:30:00 Lunch on Your Own
13:00:00 Venture Capital Symposium: Following the Money
14:00:00 Venture Capital Panel of Experts Vance Vanier
14:05:00 Title to be Announced Evan Ng
14:15:00 Investment Opportunities in Preventive Genomics Vance Vanier
14:30:00 Title to be Announced Garrett Vygantas
14:45:00 Gemomics: A Time of Merging Opportunities Ted Driscoll
15:00:00 Entrepreneur/Emerging Company Showcase
15:30:00 Developing Highly Multiplexed Nucleic Acids Solutions for the Clinical Laboratory Jay West
15:45:00 Imaging DNA: Enabling Routine Testing of DNA Structural Variation and Whole Genome Sequencing Gary Zweiger
16:00:00 Refreshment Break, Poster and Exhibit Viewing
16:45:00 HTS of Peptide Pharmaceuticals in Post-Genome Era Alex Chenchik
17:00:00 MEDomics: Enabling Massively Parallel Sequenced Base Diagnosis in the Genomics Era Steve Sommer
17:15:00 Emerging Company to be Announced
17:30:00 Close of The Business of Genomics Conference
17:35:00 Announcements
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