The Yale & New Haven Biotechnology Reception

September 28, 20017:00pm
Presented By: The Yale Biotechnology Student Interest Group www.yale.edu/biotech The New Haven Lawn Club, 193 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT

Keynote Address - The Future of Genomics, by Dr. Lee Hood, The Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, WA - Founder, Director and President

Panel Discussion - Creating Value through Biological Discovery
The discussion panel will focus on the topic of value creation through biological discovery. As genomics and proteomics research uncovers vast amounts of information, biotechnology leaders are faced with the challenge of identifying information of the highest potential value, harnessing that information, and leveraging it into corporate development strategy. Panelists will share their thoughts and ideas regarding effective strategic use of genomic information to create sustainable economic value. Panelists:
  • Sharon Oster (moderator), Yale School of Management, New Haven, CT - Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Jim Golden, CuraGen Corp., New Haven, CT - Director of Bioinformatics
  • Gualberto Ruano, Genaissance Pharmaceuticals, New Haven, CT - Chief Executive Officer
  • Meirav Chovav, Credit Suisse First Boston, New York, NY - Managing Director, US Equity Research
  • Gus Lawlor, HealthCare Ventures, Cambridge, MA - General Partner
  • Douglas Fambrough, Oxford BioScience Partners, Boston, MA - Principal