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Cutting Edge / Drug Discovery & Development in Michigan
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Cutting Edge / Drug Discovery & Development in Michigan

Presented by MichBio and the University Research Corridor.

9/9/2015 to 9/10/2015
When: September 9-10, 2015
Where: Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
219 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, Michigan  48824
United States
Contact: Katie Trevathan

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Changes in the pharmaceutical R&D business model coupled with an enhanced emphasis on federally funded translational research has given rise in the number and sophistication of academic drug discovery centers. The Cutting Edge / Drug Discovery & Development in Michigan Symposium will showcase drug R&D activities at the state’s research universities and discuss the development, funding, partnering, and commercialization of new therapeutic discoveries. The program is meant to bring together representatives from academia, industry, contract research organizations, funders, and others to talk about Michigan’s current drug discovery efforts and future capacity within an academic paradigm.  


This symposium is presented by MichBio, the biosciences trade association for the state of Michigan, and the University Research Corridor, an academic research cluster leading innovation in Michigan and the Great Lakes region (an alliance of Michigan State University, the University of Michigan, and Wayne State University). The symposium is hosted by Michigan State University. 


Important Dates

July 8: Registration opens

August 14: Last day to reserve hotel room at group rate (new, extended deadline)

August 21: Last day to submit poster and/or sign-up to exhibit

September 7: Online registration closes

September 9: Onsite registration available


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