LA BEST - LA Bioscience Ecosystem Summit 2021

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BREAKING NEWS!

                                   Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, to deliver welcome remarks at LABEST Tuesday, May 25 at 11am PST

Mayor Eric Garcetti

 

 

LABEST VIDEOS                      

                            LABEST 2021 Video               LABEST 2021 Video 2                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Click on images above to view videos. The LABEST videos feature Dr. Roger Wakimoto, VC of Research, UCLA, Dr. Kelsey Martin, Dean, DGSOM, Dr. Steve Smale, Vice Dean of Research, DGSOM, Anne Rimoin, Professor of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health, Yvonne Chen, Professor, UCLA, Amir Naiberg, AVC UCLA TDG, Mark Wisniewski, Senior Director, Biopharmaceuticals, UCLA TDG and Dr. Judith Gasson, Senior Advisor, David Geffen School of Medicine.

 

ABOUT LABEST 

The Los Angeles Bioscience Ecosystem Summit 2021 (LABEST) is the premier showcase for bioscience innovation in Los Angeles County. This event is a collaboration with colleagues from across the county to present promising academic research, entrepreneurial faculty investigators, as well as local start- up companies. It is intended to promote awareness of the growing life science entrepreneurial ecosystem in Los Angeles and to foster partnerships with the biotechnology and life science industry.

The conference is entirely virtual this year. Throughout the summit, faculty members present the latest scientific breakthroughs, which will lead to the critical therapies of tomorrow. Leading bioscience translational research programs and start-ups will be showcased where Southern California Institutions have significant expertise, pioneering research and resource commitments directed towards developing innovative patient therapies.

This event is the premier showcase for bioscience innovation in Los Angeles County. A true collaboration with colleagues from across the county, LABEST presents promising academic research, entrepreneurial faculty investigators, as well as local start- up companies. The goal is to promote awareness of the growing life science entrepreneurial ecosystem in Los Angeles in order to foster partnerships with the biopharma industry. 

 

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STOP BY THE LABEST VIRTUAL LOUNGE

LABEST LOUNGE

  • Connect with other Attendees in Real Time
  • Request a Chat Session at an Exhibitor Booth or with other Attendees
  • Attend one of the many Lounge Roundtables - full details here

LOUNGE ROUNDTABLE SCHEDULE

 

AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hospital CEOs Sharing Innovations
  • CIRM Strategic Priorities and Opportunities Beyond 2020
  • Moving Microbes from Bench to Bedside
  • Advancing Inclusive Research

FULL AGENDA     LABEST Day 1       LABEST Day 2       LABEST Day 3

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Eric Esrailian Eric Esrailian, Chief, Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases, UCLA Health
Gene Sykes

Gene Sykes, Co-chairman of Global Mergers & Acquisitions and Co-chairman of the Global Technology, Media and Telecom Group, Goldman Sachs

Martin Jarmond Martin Jarmond, The Alice and Nahum Lainer Family Director of Athletics, UCLA 
Anne Rimoin Anne Rimoin, Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

All Virtual 3 Day Conference

Over 50 Science Posters on digital display

Dozens of top notch panels in the Amgen Auditorium and Kite, a Gilead Company Auditorium

28 Start-Up Company Pitches in The Lundquist Institute Auditorium

Over 30 Professor Spotlights presenting their latest research

More than 25 Exhibit Booths – download collateral, view videos, chat with a Booth Rep

Lounge Roundtables that you can pop into featuring casual chats about important topics

Networking Lounge where you can follow the conversation or live chat with other people in the lounge

In Platform, Live Chat functionality – connect with other conference attendees in real time!

Access to the LABEST Networking App powered by JUJAMA – use this tool to set meetings before and after the conference

 

DATES * LABEST takes place over 3 Days

Tuesday May 25, Wednesday May 26 and Thursday May 27, 2021

 

TIME * Note: We are based in Los Angeles, CA, USA in the Pacific Standard Time Zone

9am - 11am Time to explore Exhibit Booths, Poster Plaza and Networking Lounge

11am - 4pm LABEST Keynote Address, Panels, Lounge Talks and Professor Spotlights

3pm - 5pm Time to explore Exhibit Booths, Poster Plaza and Networking Lounge

 

REGISTRATION * Your registration is good for all 3 Days of the LABEST Conference

General Tickets are $95 and includes all 3 daysREGISTER NOW

UCLA Staff, Faculty and Student Discounts Available. Please email info@tdg.ucla.edu using your ucla.edu email address and provide name, title and department.

WHERE

The event is completely virtual. Here is where you go to log on to the LABEST event  Official Virtual Conference Link.

 

AGENDA

LABEST FULL AGENDA

 

PEARL COHEN POSTER AWARD COMPETITION - SUBMISSION PERIOD IS CLOSED. Thank you to the 90 participants!

UCLA TDG is currently accepting submissions for the Pearl Cohen Poster Award Competition ($250 - $750 cash prizes) which is a unique opportunity to showcase your bioscience research programs in front of pharma and biotech industry leaders. All accepted submissions will be displayed during digital “Poster Plaza Session”, arranged by therapeutic area, with three presentation timeslots (complimentary admission included for the lead author).  Award winners will be announced during the event.  See Details

 

                                                                       THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR SPONSORS!

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