Arizona Bioscience Educator of the Year - Carol Bender, MSSS
Carol Bender is a University Distinguished Outreach Professor and founding/current director of the Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP) at the University of Arizona. In this capacity, Bender leads the development and assessment of programs that produce students who are well prepared to enter graduate and professional degree programs that lead to careers in biomedical research and health careers. Inspired by the ideas of the late Michael A. Wells, PhD, Regents’ Professor of Biochemistry at the UA, Professor Bender was at the forefront of the movement to get undergraduates out of the classroom and into apprentice-style research lab experiences before this concept was popular or its impact well understood, particularly in STEM fields where it is imperative that professionals work together on issues facing humankind.
Clinical Trials in Arizona - Capstone Therapeutics
Capstone Therapeutics Corp. is a biotechnology company committed to developing a pipeline of novel peptides and other molecules aimed at helping patients with under-served medical conditions. Previously, we were focused on the development and commercialization of two product platforms: AZX100 and Chrysalin (TP508). Presenter- Jock Holliman
Talent: Developing Our Competitive Advantage
by Mara Aspinall, Health Catalysts Panelists: Stacie
Mallen, Vice President of Human Resources at Ulthera, Inc.; Brady
Young, VP of HR for TGen, Adrienne Scheck, PhD, Associate Professor of
Neurobiology at Barrow
Neurological Institute; Tom Longstreth, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., a
member of the Roche Group
The Changing Political Landscape: How will it impact Life Science Innovation?
Join us as we pull out our crystal ball and explore what may
be in store in 2017 and beyond.
The November elections will be here before we know it. Our closing Plenary Session of the day will
feature a conversation with Nick Magallanes, Director, Federal Government
Relations at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) in Washington,
Prior to joining BIO, Magallanes has served as
Senior Aide to the House Republican
Conference, was a member of the staff for the House Committee on Energy and
Commerce (Office of Rep. Lee Terry) and also served as a Legislative Aide in
the Office of Sen. Lamar Alexander.
Chairman Alexander currently serves as chairman of the US Senate
Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions.