November 1st, 2014 SCBA All-Member Meeting was held from 1:30pm to 6:00pm, at the UW Genome Sciences Building (Foege-060).
In this annual meeting, the world class speakers from local academic and non-profit institutions, as well as biotech industry were invited. The keynote speaker, Dr. William A. Catterall, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology at University of Washington, and a member of the US National Academy of Science gave an updated view on “Structural and functional studies of the voltage-gated sodium channels”. In addition, we had “2014 Gateway Cancer Researcher of the Year” Dr. Edward H. Lin from UW/FHCRC to share with us his award winning ADAPT trial for advanced colorectal cancer (CRC); Dr. Yiwu He, Associate Director of Translational Sciences from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to discuss vision and strategy for fighting global infectious diseases including Ebola; and Dr. Che-Leung Law, a Senior Director of Seattle Genetics, to talk about industrial perspective of drug development.
The 2014 SCBA All-Member Annual Meeting was launched with a great success. Thanks to all participants!
During the meeting, we will also elect new members to join the SCBA Board.