LIFE SCIENCE INNOVATION TOUR

DECEMBER 2 - 10, 2020

​​"Connecting the Dots Across Texas"

Each year, THBI travels across Texas and partners with regional organizations to showcase life science innovation happening in the different and diverse communities. This year, the tour will host virtual webinars with “stops” in Dallas/Ft. Worth, South Texas, El Paso, West Texas and San Antonio.

TOUR PRESENTING SPONSOR

WEST TEXAS

DALLAS/FT. WORTH

HOUSTON

SAN ANTONIO

SOUTH TEXAS

EL PASO

​WEST TEXAS

Wednesday, December 2


Speaker
Dean Guy H. Loneragan, BVSc, PhD, School of Veterinary Medicine, Texas Tech University

​DALLAS/FT. WORTH

Thursday, December 3

DALLAS/FT. WORTH HEADLINE SPONSOR

Partner Organization


Speakers
Adam Milne, COO, BioLabs
Peter M. Pellerito, Senior Policy Adviser, Federal/State Economic Development & Technology Transfer Lead, BIO

These are the files referenced during the event:

Source: Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) (2020)

​HOUSTON

The Houston event previously scheduled for Monday, December 7 has been postponed.

​SAN ANTONIO

Tuesday, December 8

Partner Organization


Speakers
Jenny Hsieh, PhD, Director, UTSA Brain Health Consortium
Larry Schlesinger, MD, Texas Biomedical Research Institute
Kumar Sharma, MD, Chief of the Division of Nephrology and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Medicine,
UT Health San Antonio
James Watt, PhD, General Manager & Chief Scientist, Eagle Medical Services
Maria Zannes, President and CEO, bioAffinity Technologies

​SOUTH TEXAS

Thursday, December 10


Speakers
Sarah Williams-Blangero, PhD, Chair, Department of Human Genetics, and Director of the South Texas Diabetes and Obesity Institute, UTRGV School of Medicine

John Blangero, PhD, Director of the Genomics Computing Center, UTRGV School of Medicine


These are the files referenced during the event:

​​EL PASO

Thursday, December 10

Partner Organization


Speakers
Peter Pellerito, Senior Policy Adviser for Federal/State Economic Development & Technology Transfer Lead at BIO
Phil Rocha, Industry Specialist, Texas Economic Development and Tourism, Office of Governor Greg Abbott

Rogelio Chacon, Sr. HR Business Partner, BD

Adam Lotspike, Associate Director, Public Affairs, BD

These are the files referenced during the event:

Source: Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) (2020)