Community, Biotech & Entrepreneurship

Updated: October 21, 2019

Upcoming Community, Biotech & Entrepreneurship Events

Posted: October 17, 2019
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NU International Institute for Nanotechnology
▸ 2019 International Institute for Nanotechnology Symposium


Posted: October 17, 2019
Save the date: November 13-14, 2019
NU Center for Reproductive Science
▸ 2019 Illinois Symposium on Reproductive Science


Posted: October 21, 2019
Save the date: November 4, 2019
CHIentist
▸ 5th Annual Connections Matter:
Getting involved in the community!

Featuring: Dima Elissa, Co-Founder and CEO of VisMed3D, Alexandra Prokuda, Senior Director at C2ST and Jackie Loxman, Founder/Director of Girls 4 Science


Posted: June 12, 2019
Save the date: November 1, 2019
UICentre & Center for Clinical and Translational Science
▸ Drug Discovery Workshop: Phenotypic Drug Discovery: Why, When and How


Posted: October 16, 2019
Save the date: October 29, 2019
UChicago Cancer Comprehensive Center
▸ Symposium: Driving Cancer Health Equity Through Advances in the Science of Disparities


Posted: September 24, 2019
Save the date: October 24, 2019
MATTER
▸ The AI & Neurosciences Summit


Posted: October 17, 2019
Save the date: October 23, 2019
UIC Office of Technology Management
▸ Bringing New Technologies to Market


Posted: September 9, 2019
Save the date: October 22, 2019
UChicago Center for Chronic Disease Research and Policy
▸ 7th Annual Research Symposium
Transforming Suicide: Prevention, Care, Research, and Policy


Posted: October 17, 2019
Save the date: October 18, 2019
NU GoKidney
▸ NU GoKidney Innovation Symposium: The Revolution in Kidney Medicine


Posted: October 4, 2019
Save the date: October 17, 2019
Midwest Research University Network (MRUN)
▸ Venture Pitch Night


Posted: October 16, 2019
Save the date: October 16, 2019
UChicago Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
▸ Polsky Entrepreneurial Showcase: Celebrating 5 Years of the Polsky Exchange


Posted: October 8, 2019
Save the date: October 16, 2019
Women in Bio (WIB) – Chicago Chapter
▸ Women and Investing: Managing Your Financial Health


Posted: July 23, 2019
Save the date: October 12, 2019
HALO
▸ 2nd Annual Halo Awards: Celebrating Heroes of Medicine


Posted: September 9, 2019
Save the date: October 10, 2019
UChicago Neurobiology
▸ The 2019 Carlson Symposium on Neuroscience


Posted: September 16, 2019
Save the date: October 8, 2019
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and SmartHealth Activator
▸ Going Big or Small: Strategies for Venture Backed Biotech Startups
Featuring Thong Q. Le, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Accelerator Life Science Partners


Posted: September 26, 2019
Save the date: October 5, 2019
The Chicago Council on Science and Technology
▸ Filtering the Facts of Kidney Health
Featuring Dr. Dinee Simpson, Assistant Professor of Surgery and a core member of the Comprehensive Transplant Center at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine


Posted: August 19, 2019
Save the date: September 26, 2019
iBIO
▸ 2019 iCON Awards


Posted: September 20, 2019
Save the date: September 21, 2019
Cancer Research Consortium (CRC)
▸ Big Ten CRC Summit 20119


Posted: September 5, 2019
Save the date: September 18, 2019
Women in Bio (WIB)-Chicago
▸ Start-Up Challenge 5.0


Posted: August 19, 2019
Save the date: September 16, 2019
iBIO
▸ National Cancer Institute SBIR Grant Funding Workshop


Posted: August 5, 2019
Save the date: September 13, 2019
UIC Postdoctoral Association
▸ 3rd Annual Career Development Symposium
Featuring Adam Ruben, PhD, writer, comedian, storyteller, science communicator, and molecular biologist


Posted: July 18, 2019
Save the date: September 10, 2019
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and SmartHealth Activator
▸ Supporting and Accelerating Innovation in Illinois
Featuring Kristi Dula, Deputy Director, Office of Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology – DCEO, State of Illinois


Posted: September 4, 2019
Save the date: September 4, 2019 @ 3:30 PM, The Moss Auditorium, UIC College of Medicine Research Building
West Loop Innovations


Posted: September 4, 2019
Save the date: September 4, 2019 @ 12 noon, Baldwin Auditorium, Lurie Research Center, NU
Lakeside Discovery
▸ Information Session


Posted: July 29, 2019
Save the date: July 31, 2019
Women in Bio, Chicago Chapter
▸ Special Event: Turn Your Side Hustle Into a Business
Featuring Chris Guillebeau, the New York Times Bestselling Author and the creator of the “Side Hustle School” podcast, to talk about his latest book: “100 Side Hustles”
(flyer)


Posted: April 18, 2019
Save the date: July 23 – July 25, 2019
UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science
▸ Short Course in Clinical and Translational Research Methods


Posted: May 21, 2019
Save the date: July 19, 2019
UIC College of Pharmacy and Chicago Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group
▸ Chicago Mass Spec Day
Keynote speaker: Yue Chen, University of Minnesota.


Posted: June 12, 2019
Save the date: July 9, 2019
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and SmartHealth Activator
▸ Biopathways: Revolutionizing the Fight Against Cancer: An Israeli Perspective
Featuring Prof. Sarit Larisch, University of Haifa.


Posted: June 12, 2019
Save the date: July 9, 2019
UIC Office of Technology Management
▸ West Loop Innovations Information Session
Learn about the potential funding opportunities for novel drug therapy projects.


Posted: June 18, 2019
Save the date: June 21, 2019
UChicago Neurosurgery
▸ Symposium: Congenital Anomalies of the Nervous System: Important Problems Waiting for a Solution


Posted: June 18, 2019
Save the date: June 21, 2019
UChicago Institute for Biophysical Dynamics
▸ Science@the Interface: Machine Learning in Biology


Posted: June 14, 2019
Save the date: June 18, 2019, 4:00pm, Pancoe 3103, NU Evanston Campus
Department of Molecular Biosciences, NU
Special seminar: Human-based disease modeling and therapeutic development
Featuring Yanhong Shi, PhD, Director, Division of Stem Cell Biology Research, Department of Development and Stem Cell Biology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA


Posted: May 3, 2019
Save the date: June 13, 2019
Women in Bio (WIB) – Chicago & iBIO
▸ UNWIND
A life science networking event for those who love life


Posted: May 7, 2019
Save the date: June 5, 2019
UChicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
▸ George Shultz Innovation Fund Finals – Spring 2019


Posted: May 28, 2019
Save the date: June 4, 2019
Rosalind Franklin University & SmartHealth Activator
▸ BioPathways: The Impact and Future of Cannabis-based Therapeutics
Featuring Dr. Scott, Chief Executive Officer of PharmaCann


Posted: May 7, 2019
Save the date: May 28, 2019
INVO & Lakeside Discovery Seminar
▸ Transforming Antibodies into Drugs


Posted: May 23, 2019
Save the date: May 24, 2019
UChicago BSD
▸ The Sixth Annual Janet and Donald Rowley Biological Sciences Collegiate Honors Symposium
on Carl Sagan, SB’55’s maxim, “It is the tension between creativity and skepticism that has produced the stunning and unexpected findings of science.”


Posted: May 3, 2019
Save the date: May 23, 2019
Women in Bio (WIB) – Chicago
▸ The Art of Handling Challenging Conversations


Posted: April 18, 2019
Save the date: May 21, 2019
UIC School of Dentistry
▸ UIC Aging & Health Symposium


Posted: May 14, 2019
Save the date: May 16, 2019
Chicago Council on Science and Technology
▸ The Long and Short of Proteomics: How Proteins Shape Who We Are
Featuring Neil Kelleher, NU, & Luke Mircovic, former NU Wildcat.


Posted: April 18, 2019
Save the date: May 14, 2019
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and SmartHealth Activator
▸ BioPathways: Marketing Illinois Globally: Challenges and Opportunities
Featuring Mark Peterson, President & CEO, Intersect Illinois.


Posted: May 3, 2019
Save the date: May 10, 2019
UChicago Department of Neurology
▸ 2019 Chicago Symposium on Translational Neuroscience: The Science of Cannabis


Posted: April 3, 2019
Save the date: May 2, 2019
NU Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
▸ Enhancing Quality in the Translational Research Workforce Conference (EQuaTR)


Posted: May 3, 2019
Save the date: May 1 – June 1, 2019
UChicago Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
▸ UChicago Innovation Fest


Posted: April 11, 2019
Save the date: April 28-30, 2019
Center for Advancing Molecular Imaging at Northwestern University
▸ 5th Annual Preclinical Imaging Consortium (PIC) Conference
Note: CBC’s own Karen Snapp will present on April 30: “Tech Transfer & Chicago Biomedical Consortium”


Posted: March 6, 2019
Save the date: April 17, 2019
WIB-Chicago
▸ Optimizing Your Drug Pipeline – Development through Commercialization
Featuring Sharon Ayd, Ph.D., MBA, CEO, Ayd BioPharma Consulting Group


Posted: February 22, 2019
Save the date: April 15, 2019
UIC College of Dentistry and Institute of Biomaterials, Tribocorrosion, and Nanomedicine (IBTN)
▸ 8th Annual IBTN Symposium: Advances in Diagnostics and Sensor Technology in Healthcare


Posted: Apr. 1, 2019
Save the date: April 9, 2019
Rosalind Franklin University & SmartHealth Activator
▸ Scaling a New Specialty Pharma Company
Featuring Sean Brynjelsen, CEO, Eton Pharmaceuticals


Posted: March 6, 2019
Save the date: March 25, 2019
WIB-Chicago
▸ Overcoming Gender Bias in the Workplace
Featuring Andie Kramer, author of “Breaking Through Bias: Communication Techniques for Women to Succeed at Work”


Posted: February 20, 2019
Save the date: March 12, 2019
Rosalind Franklin University and SmartHealth Activator
▸ Challenges Commercializing University Research & Technology
Featuring Alicia Löffler, Associate Provost for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, NU


Posted: February 5, 2019
Save the date: February 28, 2019
WIB-Chicago
▸ Leading with Equity: The Road To Improved Health Outcomes


Posted: February 15, 2019
Save the date: February 22, 2019
UIC College of Pharmacy
18th Annual Webster-Sibilsky Lectureship
▸ From JANUVIA to MARIZEV (Omarigliptin), a Once Weekly DPP-4 Inhibitor for the Treatment of Diabetes
Featuring Ann Weber, PhD, SVP-Kallyope


Posted: February 14, 2019
Save the date: February 19, 2019
Halo
▸ 2019 Halo Awards – Volunteer Info Session


Posted: February 4, 2019
Save the date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Rosalind Franklin University and SmartHealth Activator
▸ Biopathways: Angel Investing in Chicago
Featuring Suzanne Reade, President, Chicago ArchAngels


Posted: January 18, 2019
Rosalind Franklin University and Smart Health Activator
Save the date: July 14-18, 2019, LA
▸ Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC)
Deadline for abstracts: January 28, 2019


Posted: January 10, 2019
Save the date: January 15, 2019
Rosalind Franklin University and SmartHealth Activator
▸ Biopathways: 2019 JP Morgan Outlook: Challenges for Women in Biotech
Featuring Margarita Chavez, Managing Director, AbbVie Ventures and moderated by Nancy Tyrrell, President, Women in Bio, Chicago Chapter, and Associate Director, Translational Activities, Chicago Biomedical Consortium


 

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