Events

Upcoming Events

Biotech Connector: HIV Therapy
August 27, 2020

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Join fellow biotech and bioscience professionals for a quarterly series that brings together the Frederick County and surrounding areas’ bio community for an inside look at local advances. This webinar will be looking at HIV therapies. The topics for this event include the following:

  • Engineering Anti-Viral T Cells to Combat SIV Infection
  • Cell and Gene Therapy for HIV Disease
  • Tackling HIV Cure

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2020 Technology Showcase
September 9, 2020

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Reserve the afternoon of September 9th on your calendar for the 2020 Technology Showcase. The fourth annual event will highlight technologies being developed at the NCI and Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research to encourage technology licensing and collaborations, startup company formation, and the translation of NCI discoveries into solutions to benefit patients.

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Past Events

NCI-DOE Collaboration 2020 Ideas Lab: Toward Building a Cancer Patient "Digital Twin"
July 6-10, 2020

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Join a 5-day workshop to develop innovative, cross-disciplinary collaborations! An Ideas Lab is an intensive program for 30 participants with a range of expertise and experience. Over the course of the week, the group works to deepen its shared understanding of a complex challenge, redefine the problems within the challenge, and generate innovative ideas for research proposals. Apply by April 30, 2020.

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Biotech Connector: Immunotherapy
November 13, 2019

Join us for a Biotech Connector Speaker Series: Immunotherapy

 

 

 

 

Join fellow biotech professionals for this quarterly series that brings together the local biotech community for an inside look at advances, a chance to share expertise, as well as network with other scientists and entreprenuers. The topics for this event include the following:

  • Short Linear Immunomodulatory Peptides Enhance T Cell Activity and Show Anti-Tumor Activity
  • Clinical Production of CAR-T Autologous Products at Frederick National Laboratory
  • Checkmate: The Rational Combination and Testing of Therapeutics with Checkpoint Inhibitors in Oncology

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The Imaging Science and Cancer Biology Symposium 
June 21-23, 2019

The Imaging Science and Cancer Biology Symposium

This symposium is the first in the Leidos Biomedical Research-Hood College Life Sciences Symposium Series. It will showcase the latest technologies and advances in imaging science across the spectrum from molecules to man. The symposium comes when revolutionary advances in imaging technologies offer new and powerful tools to elucidate cancer biology. These technologies hold promise for unprecedented insights into cancer biology and molecular therapeutics. 

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2019 Technology Showcase
June 12, 2019

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The third annual Technology Showcase will highlight technologies being developed at the NCI and Frederick National Laboratory to encourage startup company formation, technology licensing and collaborations.

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Biotech Connector: Vaccines for Diseases Old and New
May 9, 2019

Biotech Connector Event Vaccines for Diseases Old and New

 

 

 

 

 

Join fellow biotech professionals for this quarterly series that brings together the local biotech community for an inside look at advances, a chance to share expertise, as well as network with other scientists and entreprenuers. The topics for this event include the following:

  • Cell Culture-Based cGMP Production of Innovative Phase I Clinical Trial Vaccines for HIV and Influenza
  • Safe and Effective Vaccines for Emerging Viruses
  • Use of DNA to Develop Active, Passive, and Active-Passive Vaccines Targeting Lethal Viruses
  • Vaccine Translational Research Branch: Supporting HIV Vaccine Development

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