Science Shaping Our World-SHOWTM is an ongoing seminar and networking series that highlights cutting edge translational life science research and development.
  • SHOW's mission is to provide a stage for researchers that are at the cutting edge of life science innovation and translation whereby they can share their work and discuss its future application potential in a non-conventional setting.
  • Further, through SHOW we seek to draw together a multidisciplinary audience spanning multiple sectors from both academia and industry where they can gain exposure and insight into the life science advancements poised to change our world.
Science Shaping Our World-SHOW: The Changing Face of Life Science Innovation

Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018

Registration Open

Science Shaping Our World-SHOW is an ongoing seminar and networking series that highlights cutting edge, translational, life science research and development. This season of SHOW is focused on where and how today’s young scientists and clinicians are changing the face of life science innovation. You will hear from and meet with scientists and clinicians from all aspects of the life science space regarding how they apply their expertise and experience in advancing research, commercialization, and healthcare.

Speakers for March’s SHOW event include:

1.      Cecilia Martin, PhD, Patent Analyst Biotechnology - Global Prior Art

Global Prior Art supports leading law firms and companies in the areas of intellectual property management and strategic business decisions and is a pioneer in the field of international prior art searches.

2.      Ellen van Rooijen, PhD, Associate - Flagship Pioneering

Flagship Pioneering conceives, creates, resources and develops first-in-category life sciences companies and manages more than $1.75 billion in funds. Since 2000, the firm has applied its hypothesis-driven innovation process to originate and foster nearly 75 scientific ventures.

3.      Kavitha (Narayan) Scranton, PhD, Associate Scientific Editor Immunity - Cell Press

Cell Press is a leading publisher of cutting-edge biomedical research and reviews seeking to drive science forward and promote cross-pollination of ideas with a passion for excellence and commitment to innovation.

4.      Ho-Chou Tu, PhD, Scientist - Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Alnylam is developing new technologies and an entirely new class of innovative medicines called “RNAi therapeutics” to treat rare genetic diseases, cardio, metabolic diseases as well as acute hepatic infectious diseases.

5.      Adnan Abu-Yousif, PhD, Cancer Pharmacology Scientist - Takeda Oncology

Takeda Oncology is a leading biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology that combines the agility, ideals, and camaraderie of a start-up with the resources of Japan’s largest pharmaceutical company.


Please join us for an amazing evening of the science entrepreneurship and networking. Event pre-registration is required with event sign-in beginning at 6:00 PM. Light food and refreshments will be provided.

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