The 2011 PKU Bio-Net Annual Conference
Saturday, July 16, 2011
New York City, NY

Russ Berrie Science Pavilion, 1st floor conference room
1150 Saint Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY 10032


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08:30am – 02:00pm Registration
08:30am – 10:00am Breakfast
09:30am – 09:45am Photo Slideshow of Bio-97
10:00am – 10:10am Opening Remarks, Li Qiang, Columbia University
10:10am-12:00pm Morning Session; Moderator: Fan Ge, IMS Consulting Group
10:15am – 10:40am Achieving Commercial Success in Drug Development, Samuel Zhang, Bristol-Myers Squibb
10:40am – 11:05am Patent Law Practice in US, Ling Zhong, RatnerPrestia
11:05am – 11:10am Break
11:10am – 11:35am Challenges and Opportunities of Personalized Medicine, Sean Hu, Bionest
11:35am – 12:00pm The Interface between Scientists and NIH, Changhai Cui, NIH
12:00pm – 01:20pm Raffle drawing, Photo and Lunch
01:20pm – 02:20pm Concurrent Panels:

Panel I: Academic Career Development
Moderator: Xiaomeng Yu, Stanford University

Participants: Wei Gu, Columbia University; Willis X. Li, University of California at San Diego; Liang Tong, Columbia University; Hao Wu, Cornell University; Sheng Zhong, University of Illinois; Weimin Zhong, Yale University; Pengbo Zhou, Cornell University.

Panel II: Alternative Career Development
Moderator: Qianru Li, Ropes & Gray LLP

Participants: Changhai Cui, NIH; Sean Hu, Bionest; Larry Wang, GenScript; Eric Wu, Analysis Group; Samuel Zhang, Bristol-Myers Squibb; Xuefeng Zhang, GeneWiz; Ling Zhong, RatnerPrestia; Lily Zou, Sandoz.

02:20pm – 02:30pm Break
02:30pm-04:20pm Afternoon Session; Moderator: Meng Wang , Baylor College of Medicine
02:35pm – 03:00pm BIOPIC, A Unique Oppurtunity for Biomedical Research, Sunney Xie, Harvard University
03:00pm – 03:25pm TBD, Hao Wu, Cornell University
03:25pm – 03:30pm Break
03:30pm – 03:55pm The Challenge of Education Reform in PKU and China: A Philosophical Inquiry, Chenjian Li, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
03:55pm – 04:20pm Systems Biology, a Principle Quest, Sheng Zhong, University of Illinois
04:20pm – 04:30pm Break
04:30pm – 05:30pm Workshops

Workshop I: Biomedical Entrepreneurship

Moderator: Yang Geng, Stanford University
Speakers: Peter Y. Li, Nexcelom Bioscience
David Liu, Crystalgen
Jeffery Liu, GlaxoSmithKline

Workshop II: Current Bioinformatics

Moderator: Yong Zhang, University of Chicago
Speakers: Dong Xu, University of Missouri
Yu Brandon Xia, Boston University
Han Liang, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Workshop III: Advances in Bioimaging

Moderator: Jie Yao, Yale University
Speakers: Bo Huang, University of California at San Francisco
Jie Yao, Yale University
Wei Min, Columbia University
05:30pm – 06:00pm Raffle drawing, Snack and Tea Time
06:00pm – 06:40pm GenScript Keynote Speech: TBD, Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Rockefeller University
06:40pm – 06:50pm Concluding Remarks, Yelin Chen, Genentech



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