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Coming from one of the leading business schools in the nation, CBLS has established a vehicle for you to learn from and interact with life sciences industry experts. The proof? Twenty-four conferences organized since 2006.

Indiana Life Sciences Collaboration Conferences Series

Strategic Collaborations in the Life Sciences

May 14, 2009
Location:
Indianapolis
University Place Conference Center
Sponsors:
Biocrossroads
Ice Miller LLP
Indiana Economic Development Corporation
IU School of Medicine
Purdue University
Overview:
Collaboration in life sciences translates to success. This conference will focus on how collaboration between and among individuals, universities, and businesses and the sharing of information, ideas and effort translates to idea (product and service) development, raising of resources and capital, commercialization activities and thus creates a stimulating and robust life sciences industry.
8–9 a.m.
Registration & Breakfast
9–9:15 a.m.
Welcome message from Harry L. Gonso, Partner, Ice Miller LLP
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Keynote: What Does Translational Sciences and Strategic Collaboration Mean to Bill Cook? A Conversation with Mr. Cook
Discussants:
Bill Cook, Founder & CEO, Cook Group Incorporated
Steve Ferguson, Chairman of the Board, Cook Group Incorporated
10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Reactions to Cook Conversation and Opportunities for Indiana Created by the Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
Moderator:
David Johnson, President & CEO, BioCrossroads
Panelists:
Panelists:
Dan Evans, President & CEO, Clarian Health Partners
 
Richard Kuhn, PhD, Director, Bindley Bioscience Center, Purdue University
 
Charles McIntosh, VP and Chief Medical Science & Technology Officer, Cook Group Incorporated
 
Anantha Shekar, M.D., PhD Associate Dean for Translational Research, Raymond E. Hauk Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Pharmacology and Neurobiology, IU School of Medicine
 
Richard E. Taylor, PhD, Associate Dean, College of Science, and Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Lunch
12:45 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
Keynote Address: Emergence of Chemical Biotechnology: A R&D Journey in Academia, Biotech, and Pharma
Speaker:
Richard DiMarchi, PhD, Linda and Jack Gill Chair in Biomolecular Sciences, Professor & former Chairman of the Chemistry Department at Indiana University and co-founder of Ambrx, Inc. and Marcadia Biotech
1:45 p.m.–3 p.m.
Discussion of DiMarchi Keynote and the Importance of Collaborations Among Research, Business, and Government for Success in Life Sciences
Moderator:
John Thornburgh, Partner, Ice Miller LLP
Discussants:
Darren Carroll, Senior Managing Director, Lilly Ventures
 
Mayland Chang, PhD, Assistant Director, Walther Cancer Research Center and Professional Specialist, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame
 
Richard DiMarchi, PhD, Linda and Jack Gill Chair in Biomolecular Sciences, Professor & former Chairman of the Chemistry Department at Indiana University and co-founder of Ambrx, Inc. and Marcadia Biotech
 
Linda Malkas, PhD, Vera Bradley Chair for Oncology, IU School of Medicine, Founder, CS-Keys, Inc.
 
Joe Mark, CTO & Board of Directors, NICO Corporation
3 p.m.
Wrap-up