Launching a Successful Research Organization
Scientific experts reveal how they did it!

Hosted by Collaborative Drug Discovery

Date: May 3, 2018
Time: 9am - 1pm
Place:  Marriott, Cambridge Hotel  50 Broadway, Cambridge MA  
             (next to the Kendall Square T-stop)

Come be part of our seminar to hear from your local community of researchers, an investor and the CDD Team. Researchers from small start-ups and established biotechnology companies are moving quickly into high gear to discover new therapies and meet their milestones. You will learn more about overcoming the initial challenges of setting up a research program and how CDD can help. Share experiences with colleagues concerning data, analysis and funding.


9:00    Registration

9:10    Welcome & Introductions 
           Pat Deesen, Director of New Business Development – Collaborative Drug Discovery

9:20   CDD Vault Collaborative Platform Overview
Charlie Weatherall, Director of Customer Engagement – Collaborative Drug Discovery

9:40   Getting Things Right from the Start
Mark Tebbe, Entrepreneur in Residence -- Atlas Venture

10:05  The Sun Never Sets on the KSQ Empire: Global CRO Data Integration
            using CDD Vault
            Jeff Hixon, Associate Director Biochemistry and Enzymology -- KSQ Therapeutics
            Rene Lemieux, VP Drug Design and Head of Chemistry -- KSQ Therapeutics

10:30  Break   Meet your 'Collection' of Table Mates -- Share a Story

10:40  Starting up a Small Biotech: Seeding, Feeding and Weeding my Data
           Janice Kranz, CEO and Founder -- Eikonizo

10:55  Discovery Informatics: Sample Workflows
           Chris Lowden, CEO -- Workflow Informatics

11:10  What's Also New! Electronic Lab Notebook and BioAssay Express
           Charlie Weatherall, Director of Customer Engagement -- Collaborative Drug Discovery

11:30  Planning for Success while Managing Risk
           Panel Discussion with Mark Tebbe, Janice Kranz, Rene Lemieux

12:00  Lunch

1:00   Closing Remarks
          Frank Cole -- Collaborative Drug Discovery

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