Caltech Bioscience Futures Day 2023

Tuesday, May 9th, 2023

We are excited to announce the Caltech Bioscience Future Day. As part of our new Caltech Bioscience Industrial Partners Program (CBIPP), this event will feature a special keynote speaker, followed by student poster presentations and networking. Bioscience Futures is a perfect time for your team to develop strong research, industry, and personal connections with the CBIPP community.

Please join us for an incredible opportunity to hear about the latest and most exciting work being carried out in biodata, biopharma, biotech, life sciences, medical devices and synthetic biology across Caltech. We expect this highly visible event to be attended by undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs, alums, and Caltech professors, as well as the Caltech community.

Schedule and Location

Caltech Bioscience Futures Day will take place on Tuesday, May 9th, 2023 from Noon - 3pm in Chen Neuroscience Research Building on Caltech's campus. The event will kick off with a keynote speaker at noon, followed by a poster session.

Speaker: Dr. Noubar Afeyan, founder and CEO of Flagship Pioneering and co-founder and chairman of Moderna

Dr. Noubar Afeyan, CEO, Flagship Pioneering

Dr. Noubar Afeyan is founder and CEO of Flagship Pioneering, a company that creates bioplatform companies to transform human health and sustainability, and he is co-founder and chairman of the board of Moderna, the pioneering messenger RNA company addressing the global COVID-19 pandemic through life-saving vaccines, and chairs the boards of several private and public companies. An entrepreneur and biochemical engineer, Dr. Afeyan holds more than 100 patents and has co-founded more than 70 life science and technology startups during his 35-year career.

Noubar entered biotechnology during its emergence as an academic field and industry, completing his doctoral work in biochemical engineering at MIT in 1987. He was a senior lecturer at MIT's Sloan School of Management from 2000 to 2016, a lecturer at Harvard Business School until 2020, and he currently serves as a member of the MIT Corporation. He teaches and speaks around the world on topics ranging from entrepreneurship, innovation, and economic development to biological engineering, new medicines, and renewable energy. In 2022, Noubar was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

Dr. Afeyan has received multiple awards for his passionate advocacy of the contributions of immigrants to economic and scientific progress. He is the co-founder of the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity and a number of other philanthropic projects focused on Armenia.

Company Registration

Please register here to attend: https://bit.ly/CBIPPBioscienceFuturesDay

Alumni and Individual Registration

Please register here to attend: Alumni and Individual Registration

COVID Guidelines -The Institute's current COVID guidelines dictate that all Caltech community members must be vaccinated (including a booster shot) unless a medical exemption has been granted.

If you are interested in CBIPP and the upcoming Bioscience Industry Day, please contact Career Advising and Experiential Learning at career@caltech.edu