Please joinus - Tours of the Diabetes Research Institute are available to attendees!
8:15 am - 9:00 am
Registration & Networking
Bagels& coffee served
9:00 am- 9:15 am
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Gregory A. Nelson, Partner, Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg LLP; BioFlorida Board Member andChair, The Saturday Exchange
9:15 am - 9:45 am
Diabetes Research Institute
Juan Domínguez-Bendala, PhD, Director of Stem Cell Development for
Translational Research, Diabetes Research Institute
Working with other DRI faculty and international collaborators, Dr. Domínguez-Bendala is currently involved in several projects that focus on the use of stem cells to obtain pancreatic islets that could potentially be transplanted into patients with type 1 diabetes. He is also currently working on new methods for expansion/regeneration of pancreatic beta cells.
9:45 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Biorep Technologies: A Translational Research Story
Felipe Echeverri,Managing Director, Biorep Technologies
10:30 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 11:10 am
Tony Ash, Vice President of Communications and Business Relations, CareerSource Broward
11:10 am - 11:25 am
11:25 am - 11:45 am
Career Panel Discussion
11:45 am - 11:50 am
BioFloridaConference Program Update & Sponsorships Options
This year's state life sciences BioFlorida Annual Conference is taking place October 11-13 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate.
Nancy K. Bryan, President & CEO, BioFlorida
11:50 - 12:00 pm
Closing Remarks & Wrap-Up
Gina Alexis, President, The Alexis Group Consultants & Chair, Southeast Chapter
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Additional Networking &Facility Tours
Thank you for planning to spend some of your weekend with the Southeast Chapter.