Los Angeles Bioscience Ecosystem Summit 2020 CANCELED

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UCLA Chancellor Gene Block informed the campus community that effective March 11, UCLA is transitioning to remote learning platforms and limiting the number of people on campus in order to curb the spread of COVID-19. These changes will continue for several weeks. 

The LABEST event at UCLA scheduled for Thursday May 21st 2020 has been canceled out of an abundance of caution.
Refunds will be given for any purchased tickets. Please allow 1 -2 weeks for processing. If you have any questions or concerns, contact marketing@tdg.ucla.edu for assistance.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and we look forward to engaging with you in the future.

Please watch for our announcements in Fall 2020 for the LABEST 2021 event. Thank you.


LA Bioscience Ecosystem Summit (formerly UCLA Bioscience Innovation Day) is the premier showcase for bioscience innovation in Los Angeles County. The event is hosted by UCLA Technology Development Group, the tech transfer office for the University, with participation by UCLA, Caltech, Cedars-Sinai and City of Hope institutions. LA BEST’s mission is to promote Los Angeles as a center of excellence for biotech innovation and to foster partnerships between academic institutions, the investment community and the biopharma industry. Throughout the day, the program will showcase: distinguished investigator “Spotlights”, pioneering startup presentations from over 20 highly-vetted LA bioscience startups and leading basic and translational bioscience research in the “Poster Plaza” where significant expertise and resources have been invested to develop new breakthrough therapies to address critical diseases.


Open Call for Bioscience Poster Competition

Look for a new competition in 2021

LABEST (formerly Bioscience Innovation Day) takes place Thursday, May 21, 2020 at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center. The event features a “Poster Plaza” that will highlight UCLA research in the bioscience area that will be viewed by over 1000 people. Your entry could result in awards and prizes. We encourage you to enter your poster today. Use this link to complete the form and we will contact you if you make it to the next phase.



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