Thank you to all the LABEST 2022 Attendees, Sponsor and Speakers for making this SOLD OUT event a smashing success! You can still view and download the Full Online Program that includes Speaker Bios and other detials. We will be sending a quick 4 question survey by the end of the week and would appreciate your feedback.
LATEST UPDATE: LABEST 2022 is SOLD OUT !!! A Very LImited Number of Walk Up Registrations may be available starting Thur 5/26 at 8AM but it's not guaranteed
What: LABEST - Los Angeles Bioscience Ecosystem Summit
Where: UCLA Luskin Conference Center (see photo)
Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022
Pacific Time: 8am - 5pm Networking, Programs, Breakfast and Lunch & 5pm - 7pm Reception for key attendees
PAID PARKING INSTRUCTIONS LABEST VENUE MAP
LABEST 2022 FULL ONLINE SUSTAINABLE PROGRAM
UCLA is strives to be a sustainable university. The LABEST 2022 Full Online Program is Available Now. Please view by clicking the button below. IF you download the program, you can search the PDF by using the "Magnifying Glass" icon on the left hand side.
ABOUT THE EVENT:
LABEST - Los Angeles Bioscience Ecosystem Summit 2022 is the premier showcase for bioscience innovation in Los Angeles County produced by UCLA TDG (Technology Development Group) - the tech transfer office for the University. This event is a collaboration with colleagues from across the county to present promising academic research, entrepreneurial faculty investigators, as well as local incubators and 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.
Throughout the day, faculty members present their 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.
IMPORTANT COVID-19 POLICY UPDATE
LABEST 2022 Health and Safety Protocols
LABEST is committed to creating a safe event for all attendees at the conference. All attendees will be notified of attendance requirements and changes as the event approaches.
If you are exhibiting cold or flu-like symptoms, have knowingly been exposed to COVID-19, or have received a positive COVID-19 test within 10 days of the start of the event, please stay home and do not attend the LABEST 2022 event.
LABEST 2022 COVID-19 Policy
To mitigate the risk of COVID-19 to University’s staff, guests, and attendees, LABEST and Luskin Conference Center requires proof of full vaccination. Attendees must present a photo ID along with proof of CDC definition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In addition, we are requiring all attendees to wear masks while indoors except when actively eating or drinking from the refreshment stations in the venue. Please note that University protocols, and those of local health authorities, may be updated periodically.
DINING UPDATE – All Outdoors
The LABEST Breakfast Buffet can be enjoyed on the Centennial Outdoor Patio adjacent to the Main Ballroom and the LABEST Lunch and Reception will take place completely outdoors on the Centennial Terrace.
LABEST CONFERENCE APP Powered by JUJAMA is OPEN to ALL LABEST 2022 REGISTRANTS!
JUJAMA is a powerful networking platform that will allow you to connect with fellow conference attendees, schedule meetings, view agendas and more! Use the desktop portal or the App to manage your schedule and request meetings in advance of the conference. The Conference App is customized for LABEST 2022 and is accessible on iPhones, Android and any web-enabled device.
- Free App as part of your registration
- View All the LABEST Attendees
- Schedule Meetings with other Attendees
- Dedicated Jujama Partnering Rooms on the 2nd Floor of Luskin Conference Center
- Make new connections
- Have Fun and Participate in Scavenger Hunt!
DOWNLOAD and VIEW DETAILS on LABEST CONFERENCE APP
WATCH THE #LABEST2022 VIDEO (click on the LABEST graphic below to launch video)
LABEST IS A 4 TRACK CONFERENCE
(all panels and speakers subject to change)
1) MAIN TRACK - Exciting panels with the current leaders of bioscience
VIEW MAIN TRACK AGENDA (PDF) updated 5.23
UCLA PROFESSOR 2022 SPOTLIGHTS PARTNER 2022 SPOTLIGHTS
2) LOS ANGELES INCUBATOR SHOWCASE by The Lundquist Institute and Sponsored by SMBC - Six Los Angeles area Incubators will bring in the best of their residing start ups to fast pitch
VIEW LA INCUBATOR SHOWCASE AGENDA (PDF) updated 5.19
3) UCLA RESEARCH SHOWCASES - UCLA's eight Unified Research Themes are organizing interactive sessions to showcase research programs, translational faculty, successful biopharma collaborations and startups.
VIEW UCLA RESEARCH SHOWCASE A & B AGENDA (PDF) updated 5.23
10:05 AM Metabolism of Aging and Cancer & Metabolism
11:10 AM Neuroscience Breakthroughs: From Molecules to Patients
1:50 PM Introduction to HETSS - Health Equity Translational Social Science
3:00 PM Precision Health
10:05 AM The Global Reach of I3T Research: Innovation for Current and Emerging Infections
11:10 AM Cardiovascular Innovation
1:45 PM Cancer: Immuno-Oncology
3:30 PM Regenerative Medicine
4) NUCLEATE | UCLA PDA PROGRAM for LIFE SCIENCE ENTREPRENEURS - a custom educational track designed especially for Post Docs and Graduate Students featuring seven student teams who will fast pitch as well as workshops for budding life science entrepreneurs. This track includes a special panel on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategies for Recruitment and Retention in Life Science. Recruitment reps from local pharma and other companies will be participating!
NUCLEATE UCLA PDA AGENDA (PDF) updated 5.19
PEARL COHEN POSTER AWARD COMPETITION - **POSTER COMPETITION NOW CLOSED**
UCLA TDG accepted 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
LABEST 2022 GENERAL REGISTRATION $300
UCLA COMMUNITY Special rates are available for UCLA Staff, Faculty $35 and UCLA Students $5 but know that tickets to the event are very limited.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
LABEST 2022 SPONSOR LINKS
ALEXANDRIA ALLOGENE AUTOBAHN LABS FOLEY HOAG LLP
GENENTECH NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT XENCOR
APPIA BIO ATARA BIO DAIICHI-SANKYO GATES & COOPER LLP
NIIMBL NIXON PEABODY PERKINS COIE YUYU PHARMA
A2 BIO CITY OF HOPE LARTA INSTITUTE Keck School of Medicine - USC
LUNDQUIST INSTITUTE DAVID GEFFEN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE - UCLA
BIOCOM CALIFORNIA BIOSCIENCE LA CALSTATE LA CALTECH
Cedars Sinai CNSI NUCLEATE UCLA HEALTH
UCLAPDA California Life Sciences