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May 5, 2015   


8:15 – 9:00 a.m.      Registration

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.      Opening Remarks

                               Doug Edgeton, President & CEO, North Carolina Biotechnology Center

                               Jonathan Franca-Kah, Program Director, NCI SBIR Development Center

9:15 – 9:50 a.m.      Key NCI Opportunities and Programs

                              Greg Evans, Program Director and Team Leader, NCI SBIR Development Center

                              One NC Small Business Program

                              John Hardin, Executive Director, Office of Science, Technology, & Innovation

9:50 – 10:50 a.m.    Oncology Venture Philanthropy Panel
                                Sponsored by Wyrick Robbins

                                Moderator - Kristin Schneeman, Program Director, FasterCures

Susan Braun, CEO, V Foundation

Walter Capone, CEO, Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

Laura Thrall, CEO, CureSearch for Children’s Cancer

10:50 – 11:15 a.m.    Break

11:15 – 12:45 p.m.    Presentations by leading NCI-funded private oncology companies                   

11:15 a.m.       G1 Therapeutics, Inc.

11:30 a.m.       Annias Immunotherapeutics

11:45 a.m.       Innocrin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

12:00 p.m.       Modulation Therapeutics

12:15 p.m.       Oncotide Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

12:30 p.m.       Senex Biotechnology, Inc.

12:45 – 2:15 p.m.    Lunch and Poster Presentations

2:15 – 3:30 p.m.      Presentations by leading NCI-funded private oncology companies    

2:15 p.m.         Civatech Oncology

2:30 p.m.         HemoShear LLC

2:45 p.m.         Inanovate, Inc.

3:00 p.m.         Insight Genetics Inc

3:15 p.m.         KIYATEC  

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.     Keynote Speaker: Frank McCormick

                             Professor Emeritus at UCSF & Co-Leader of the NCI National Ras Initiative
                             Past President of AACR; Founder of Onyx Pharmaceuticals

4:30 – 6:00 pm.      Reception and Poster Presentations
Sponsored by Finnegan


The Summit is organized by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, in conjunction with our gold sponsor: