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November 8, 2018

The Premier Life Science Conference in Texas


2017 Speakers

Name Title Company
Robert Abdon, Ph.D. Senior Legal Officer MD Anderson Cancer Center
Anurug Agarwal Associate Osage Partners
Rajiv Bala Principal S3 Ventures
Gwyn Ballentine, Ph.D. Digital Health Innovation Lead  TMC Innovation Institute
Jonathan Bohmann, Ph.D. Principal Scientist and Acting Manager in Medicinal and Process Chemistry  Southwest Research Institute
Laura Bosworth CEO and Co-founder TeVido BioDevices
Margaret "Meg"Boulware Boulware & Valoir
Brad Burke Managing Director Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship
Bruce Butler, Ph.D. Vice President, Research & Technology UT Health Science Center
Neil Canavan Author "A Cure Within"
Paul Cherukuri, Ph.D. Executive Director Institute for Biosciences and Bioengineering
Casey Cunningham, M.D. Chief Scientific Officer  Santé Ventures
Andrew Dennis, Ph.D. Managing Director, Office of Technology Commercialization UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Michael Dilling, Ph.D. Director Baylor  College of Medicine
Erik Halvorsen,  Ph.D. Director of the TMC Innovation Institute TMC Institute
Dan Hargrove Chief of Business Development Cancer Insight
Billy Howell Manager of Recruiting MedSource
Kevin Kane, Ph.D. Scientific Director Quotient Clinical
Gavin Keith Life Science Core Market Leader DPR Construction
Thomas Kowalski President & CEO Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute
William "Bill"McKeon President and Chief Executive Officer of the Texas Medical Center TMC
Mary McKinney, M.Ed., PHR Senior Director of Human Resources Lexicon Pharmaceuticals
Evan Melrose, M.D., MBA Healthcare PE Investor, Board Member and Physician Spindletop Capital
Clarice Motter, CPA, CGMA Owner Interim CFO Service
Bibhash Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D. Principal New Enterprise Associates
Gregory Naeve, Ph.D. Chief Business Officer Bellicum Pharmaceuticals
Tomas "Tom"Nally Managing Director  TRCG Advisors
Jennifer Oliverio Business Unit Leader DPR
Steve Pondell Principal Integrated Biotech Solutions
Momei Qu Vice President, Venture Capital Group Baird Capital
Jorge Ramirez Vice President H.I.G. BioHealth Partners
Laura Richie Director of Data Management Cancer Insight
Melinda Richter Head of JLABS JLABS, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Michael Salgaller, Ph.D. Invention Development and Marketing Unit  Lead NIH
David Schubert Chief Operating Officer  Accelerator Corporation
Peter Stojkovic National Managing Director, Healthcare Project Management and Construction  TRANSWESTERN
Tong Sun Vice President Methodist Research Institute
Ann Tanabe CEO BioHouston
Alice Turinas Turinas & Bird LLC
Steve Valenta Senior Managing Director NASDAQ
Tamsen Valoir, Ph.D. Boulware & Valoir
Atu lVaradhachary, M.D. Ph.D Managing Partner  Fannin Innovation Studio
Jeff Wade Executive Vice President Lexicon Pharmaceuticals
Chris Wadley Vice President, Health Advisory Services Group Transwestern
Mark Worscheh Partner and CFO  Fannin Innovation Studio, Aquinas Comp.


Comments from Attendees at the 2017 Texas Life Science Forum

"TXLSF is the premier event for connecting companies, ideas, investors, and scientists!"

"This is a cannot miss event. All of the major players in Texas are there and are accessible on a personal basis."

"Plenary and company presenter sessions excellent - logistics good, timing excellent. Educational sessions I attended were very useful and interesting - and on appropriate topics."