8:00     Check-in, Light Breakfast

9:10     Welcomes- Joe Magno, Executive Director, NC Center of Innovation Network

9:20     Keynote: Data in the Dawn of Precision Medicine
           Sandra Merkel DeJames, Director of Commercial Strategy and Execution, Metabolon

10:00   Emerging Knowledge Gained Through Data Analytics
           Chris Hoecke, Healthcare Industry Analyst, Mallard Research

10:40    Break

11:00    Leveraging Data Throughout The CRISPR Revolution
            Rodolphe Barrangou, Ph.D., Associate Professor, CRISPR Lab Lead, North Carolina State University

11:25    Nanotechnologies for Drug Delivery

11:45    Sponsor Talk

12:00    Lunch

1:00     Panel: Leveraging Data Analytics
            Moderator: Joanne Gere, Executive Director, BioPharma Research Council
           Kelci Miclaus, Ph.D., Advanced Analytics R&D Manager, JMP Life Sciences, SAS

1:45     Break

2:00     Novel Peptide Drugs- Discovery and Evaluating Functionality
            Moderator: Frances Ligler, DPhil, DSc, Lampe Distinguished Prof. of Biomedical Engineering
            NCSU College of Engineering and UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine
          Stefano Menegatti, Ph.D.
, Assistant Professor
           Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University

          Michael Daniele, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
           Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, NCSU and Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

2:40    Panel: Regulatory Approaches for New Technologies
          Russ King, Medical Device Quality and Regulatory, MethodSense

3:10    The View Ahead: Data’s Role in Advancing the Internet of Medical Things
           Moderator: David Kroll Ph.D., Journalist, Forbes Magazine, Take As Directed
          Chris Hare, CEO, The nTeTe Group

4:00    Concluding Remarks, Adjourn                                                 

Subject to Change Updated August 18, 2016
Questions? Contact Joanne Gere, Executive Director,