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President’s Corner – CLSA Engages Lawmakers in DC, Honors Three Members of Congress, Hosts Congressional Briefing on Biodefense & Pandemic Preparedness, Supports Digital MedTech Conference, Moderates AWIS Panel, CLSI Announces BioGENEius Challenge Winners, Hosts CARB-X Reception, Upcoming Events

By: Sara Radcliffe CLSA President & CEO May 30, 2018    CLSA Executives and Board Engage Washington Lawmakers at DC Hill Advocacy Day On May 23, CLSA’s Board of Directors and I spent a full day on Capitol Hill meeting with nearly 2 dozen key legislators and senior staff on issues of importance to California’s life sciences innovation … Continue reading President’s Corner – CLSA Engages Lawmakers in DC, Honors Three Members of Congress, Hosts Congressional Briefing on Biodefense & Pandemic Preparedness, Supports Digital MedTech Conference, Moderates AWIS Panel, CLSI Announces BioGENEius Challenge Winners, Hosts CARB-X Reception, Upcoming Events

President’s Corner – CLSA Announces Southern California Life Sciences Growth Program with OCTANe, Legislative Briefing in Sacramento, PAC Newsletter Debut, South San Francisco Office Move, CLSI Hosts Mission Bay CARB-X Event, and Upcoming Events

By: Sara Radcliffe CLSA President & CEO April 25, 2018    Announcing the CLSA | OCTANe Emerging Life Sciences Growth Acceleration Program In support of Southern California life sciences development and innovation, CLSA and OCTANe, Orange County’s life sciences and technology accelerator, have launched our joint Life Sciences Growth Acceleration Program. Both organizations have merged their … Continue reading President’s Corner – CLSA Announces Southern California Life Sciences Growth Program with OCTANe, Legislative Briefing in Sacramento, PAC Newsletter Debut, South San Francisco Office Move, CLSI Hosts Mission Bay CARB-X Event, and Upcoming Events

President’s Corner – CLSA’s 2018 Giants of Science Grant Competition, Announcing the 15th Annual Pantheon DiNA™ Awards, Keynote at BioProcess West, Recognizing Rare Disease in Sacramento, CLSI Discusses FAST Program Diversity, Upcoming Events

By: Sara Radcliffe CLSA President & CEO March 28, 2018    CLSA’s Giants of Science Is Back! The California Life Sciences Association, the California Life Sciences Institute and KNBR are bringing back the competition that supports Bay Area STEM education and the next generation of life sciences leaders.  The Giants of Science grant competition runs from … Continue reading President’s Corner – CLSA’s 2018 Giants of Science Grant Competition, Announcing the 15th Annual Pantheon DiNA™ Awards, Keynote at BioProcess West, Recognizing Rare Disease in Sacramento, CLSI Discusses FAST Program Diversity, Upcoming Events

President’s Corner – CLSA Recognizes World Rare Disease Day, Honors Life Sciences Champions at Back to Session Reception, Helps Lead Efforts that Repealed IPAB; CLSI Hosts Women Executives Dinner, Chooses Spring 2018 FAST Companies; and Upcoming Events

By: Sara Radcliffe CLSA President & CEO February 28, 2018    CLSA Recognizes World Rare Disease Day with Events & Activities in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. Approximately 1 in 10 Americans – that’s an estimated 3.9 million Californians – are affected by a rare disease or disorder. California research institutions and innovative life sciences companies lead … Continue reading President’s Corner – CLSA Recognizes World Rare Disease Day, Honors Life Sciences Champions at Back to Session Reception, Helps Lead Efforts that Repealed IPAB; CLSI Hosts Women Executives Dinner, Chooses Spring 2018 FAST Companies; and Upcoming Events

FAST, Fellow and CARB-X Updates February 2018

FAST & Fellows Round-Up   Inflammatix (FAST Fall 2017) announced findings from a new study published in Nature Communications that suggests sepsis can be detected by measuring the immune system Read More Read interview with SciBac’s (FAST Fall 2016) CEO, Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder, Jeanette Mucha, who is designing live biotherapeutics to treat and … Continue reading FAST, Fellow and CARB-X Updates February 2018

Female Students and Women Professionals Network to Inspire Science Careers

Twenty female students from San Francisco high schools and community college networked with female industry professionals at an event coordinated by CLSI, Young Women in Bio, San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) and City College of San Francisco (CCSF). The Speed Networking event, held at Wallenberg High School in San Francisco, allowed female students the … Continue reading Female Students and Women Professionals Network to Inspire Science Careers

Institute Hosts First CLSI Women Life Sciences Executives Dinner

The California Life Sciences Institute hosted its first Women Life Sciences Executives Dinner on Thursday February 17 at The Workshop in San Francisco with renown Chef Nikole Krasinski of State Bird Provisions. Twenty women executives from established life science companies, FAST startups and investment firms participated in the dinner, which included a lively and substantive … Continue reading Institute Hosts First CLSI Women Life Sciences Executives Dinner

CLSA Recognizes Life Sciences Champions at Back to Session Reception in Sacramento

            CLSA honored three Life Sciences Champions on Feb. 7, 2018 at our annual celebration of California’s achievements in biomedical and life sciences innovation. Our champions – Senator Patricia Bates, Assemblymember Rob Bonta and Assemblymember Heath Flora – joined CLSA for an evening in Sacramento with other members of the … Continue reading CLSA Recognizes Life Sciences Champions at Back to Session Reception in Sacramento