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Who should attend?
Researchers (Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Academic, etc)
Innovation Managers
Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
Device Developers
Imaging Professionals
Intellectual Property/Licensing
Suppliers, Supporters, and Consultants

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Welcome! We've posted the Agenda, Recordings, and Slides from this year's program.

Beginning in 2012, we’ve convened scientists, engineers, and biomedical researchers from across the region to share knowledge and find fresh relationships for partnering and collaboration.This year’s theme- Advancing Human Health through Technology Convergence- explored today's progress and challenges in leveraging the power of cross-functional commitment. 

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SAVE THE DATE: We're already Planning for Triangle Biotech Research Symposium V, October 11, 2016. This year we'll focus upon D3D: Data, Drugs, & Diagnostics

The Call for Abstracts and Registration are Open Now!


Keynote- Paul Mugge: Traversing the Valley of Death
Professor of Innovation
Executive Director
Center for Innovation Management Studies (CIMS)
North Carolina State University

Technology Convergence to Develop Tissue on Chip Models
Frances Ligler, D. Phil., D. Sc.

Lampe Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering
UNC - Chapel Hill & NC State University
Panel: The CRISPR Revolution
The Science, Current Applications, FDA Pathways
MaryBeth Panagos
, Moderator
Director, Business Development

Rodolphe Barrangou Ph.D., Chair
Associate Professor
Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences
North Carolina State University

Bryan R. Cullen, Ph.D.
James B. Duke Professor of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Director, Duke Center for Virology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina

Charles A. Gersbach, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

Improving Tumor Characterization
Dr. Hawazin Faruki, DrPH
Vice President for Clinical Development

Transforming Tobacco
Todd Talarico, Ph.D.
Vice President of Process Development and Clinical Manufacturing

The Funders’ Role in Nurturing Convergence
Moderator: Deborah Dougherty, Ph.D.
Professor, Management & Global Business Department
Rutgers University
Adoption of Technologically Advanced Methods and Public Health Policies
Rosalina Bray, MS, CAEP
Director of Research Project Teams
National Society of Black Engineers Public Policy SIG

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