2019 MASSACHUSETTS LIFE SCIENCES INNOVATION DAY Agenda 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

8:00 am  Registration and breakfast

9:00 am    Panel: Venture Capitalists & Entrepreneurs
Moderator: Jonathan Ursprung, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Panelists:
—Stephen Gatto, Chairman and CEO, Entrinsic Health
—Liz O’Day, CEO and Founder, Olaris Therapeutics, Inc.
—Drew Volpe, Founding and Managing Partner, First Star Ventures
—Nancy Briefs, CEO, AltrixBio

10:10 am     Poster pitch

10:45 am    Poster visits

12:15 pm    Lunch and keynote speaker David Walt
Dr. Walt is the Scientific Founder of Illumina and served on the Board of Illumina for 18 years. He is the Scientific Founder and a Director of Quanterix Corporation. He is Hansjörg Wyss Professor of Bioinspired Engineering at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

1:30 pm      Poster visits

2:30 pm      Panel: Prolific Principal Investigators
Moderator: Shawn Foley, Of Counsel, Burns & Levinson LLP
Panelists:
—Anne Carpenter, Ph.D., Senior Director of the Imaging Platform and Institute Scientist, Broad Institute
—Martha Gray, Ph.D., Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and Professor of Electrical and Medical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
—Beth McCormick, Ph.D., Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Microbiology and Physiological Systems, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Founding Director of the UMass Center for Microbiome Research
—Jeannie Lee, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics (and Pathology), Harvard Medical School, the Blavatnik Institute, and the Massachusetts General Hospital

3:30 pm      Announcements: new MTTC initiative, Mass Life Sciences, winner of LabShares Newton competition with MassBIO

4:00 – 7:00 pm Reception with music from the Kendall Square Orchestra

5:30 pm    Announcement: winners of poster competition

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