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 Calendar of Events

North Carolina's life science community enjoys a vibrant array of activities and events.  This list shows events of interest, including events hosted by NCBIO and other organizations involved in North Carolina's life science community. 


Thursday, September 18, 2014
4:00 PM
Integration of Emerging Technology into Community College Curriculum
Location:
  Oak Grove Auditorium - Forsyth Tech Main Campus, 2100 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston Salem, NC
Description:   An overview and background will be given. The featured speaker is Ray Cadmore, Australian Fulbright Professional Scholar 2014.
Sponsor:  Forsyth Tech
Website:  
Sponsor Contact: 
 

Sunday, September 21, 2014
International Conference on Genomics, Traits @ Business
Location:
  Hilton Charlote University Hotel, Charlotte, NC
Description:   The First International Conference on Genomics, Traits and Business aims to bring together leaders from the AgBiotech and seed industry, the bioenergy and biomaterials industry, and the scientific communities connected with these industries.
Sponsor: 
Website:   http://www.genomicstraitsandbusiness.com/
Sponsor Contact:  David H. Murdock Research Institute
 

Monday, September 22, 2014
9:00 AM
NHLBI Regional Innovation Conference
Location:
  NC Biotechnology Center, 15 TW Alexander Dr., RTP, NC
Description:   Learn from leading investors Connect with NIH-funded companies close to commercialization. - Discover innovative technologies close to commercialization - Attend a reception to partner and network Network and partner with investors, companies, and business leaders. Registration is free, but space is limited. Sign up now to save a spot! More information and agenda to follow.
Sponsor:  National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Website:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nhlbi-regional-innovation-conference-research-triangle-park-registration-12121061421
Sponsor Contact: 
 

Thursday, September 25, 2014
7:30 AM
7th Annual Medical Technology Executive Forum
Location:
  Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel, Palo Alto, CA
Description:   This one-day interactive forum will bring together more than 150 CEOs and senior executives to discuss the critical issues that affect product commercialization and the common challenges faced by med-tech companies today. Industry experts and government officials will address investment options, FDA reform, reimbursement challenges and much more.
Sponsor:  MDMA
Website:   http://www.medicaldevices.org/events/event_details.asp?id=443376&group=
Sponsor Contact:  Sheri-sdevinney@medicaldevices.org or 202-354-7171
 

Tuesday, October 07, 2014
BIO Investor Forum
Location:
  The Palace Hotel, San Francisco
Description:  
Sponsor:  Biotechnology Industry Organization
Website:  
Sponsor Contact: 
 

Thursday, October 16, 2014
8:30 AM
NCBIO 20th Annual Membership Meeting
Location:
  NC Biotechnology Center, 15 TW Alexander Dr., RTP, NC
Description:   Stay tuned. More details to come!
Sponsor:  NCBIO
Website:  
Sponsor Contact:  Laura Gunter-
 

Thursday, November 06, 2014
Carolina NMR Symposium
Location:
  David H. Murdock Research Institute, 150 Research Campus Drive, Kannapolis, NC 28081
Description:   The aim of the symposium is to create a forum for scientific discussion related to the field of NMR spectroscopy research in the Carolinas and surrounding area.
Sponsor: 
Website:   http://dhmri.org/news-events/events
Sponsor Contact:  DHMRI & ACS
 

Thursday, November 06, 2014
11:00 AM
AD Stemcell Conference
Location:
  Duke University Medical Center, Searle Center
Description:   Worldwide, over 40 million people have dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease and some 100 million older adults are estimated to be at increased risk (preclinical disease) for future dementia. Stem cells hold great promise for regenerating neural tissue, disease modeling and drug discovery but also raise new questions for regulators, ethicists, scientists, physicians and industry. Join us for this exciting workshop, featuring some of the nation’s leading experts, to discuss these exciting new developments.
Sponsor:  The Karen L. Wrenn Family Trust
Website:   http://adstemcellconference.com/index.html
Sponsor Contact:  hunsbergerjg@gmail.com
 

Monday, December 08, 2014
7:30 AM
DCRI Informatics Conference
Location:
  Durham, NC
Description:   The Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) brings leaders together to discuss critical health sector topics and to provide impetus for positively shaping the global health care community. In addition to strengthening relationships between Duke University and leading health-related organizations, these conferences bring to light many of the dynamic trends shaping the health care segment today and provide opportunities for senior health care leaders to shape future solutions and outcomes.
Sponsor:  Duke Clinical Research Institute
Website:   http://www.dcrievents.org/
Sponsor Contact:  ana.quinn@duke.edu
 

Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Microbial Contamination Control in Bioprocessing Operations
Location:
  NCSU, BTEC
Description:   Gain a fundamental understanding of sources of microbial contamination in biopharmaceutical manufacturing. Learn how to evaluate contamination risks and implement corrective and preventative measures to ensure a state of microbiological control in facilities and processes. Learn about recent regulatory expectations for control of contamination.
Sponsor:  NCSU
Website:   http://www.btec.ncsu.edu/industry/short_courses/microbial.php
Sponsor Contact:  Melody_Woodyard@ncsu.edu
 

 
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