June 12, 2018

Tuesday, June 12

12:30 – 1:30

Registration and Networking

1:30 – 1:40

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Alex Lash, Xconomy
Maura Little, Cambia Grove

1:40 – 2:10

Turning Seattle’s Neuro Ideas Into Treatments

Leen Kawas, M3 Biotechnology
Jon Congleton, Impel NeuroPharma
Amy Bernard, Allen Institute for Brain Science
Frank Vinluan, Xconomy (moderator)

2:10 – 2:40

The New Diagnosis

Harlan Robins, Adaptive Biotechnologies
Desney Tan, Microsoft Healthcare NExT
Alex Lash, Xconomy (moderator)

2:45 – 3:15

Cancer Startup Spotlights

VK Gadi, SEngine Precision Medicine
Heather Franklin, Blaze Bioscience
Bill Watt, EpiThany

3:15 – 3:50

Networking Break

3:50 – 4:20

Biotech Solutions for a Healthier World

Dan Wattendorf, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

4:20 – 4:50

Taking the Temperature of Seattle’s Startup Engine

Claudia Mitchell, Universal Cells
Peter Thompson, Silverback Therapeutics
Ivan Liachko, Phase Genomics
Frank Vinluan, Xconomy (moderator)

4:55 – 5:30

Big Data, Better Health?

Nicholas Mark, KenSci
Lara Mangravite, Sage Bionetworks
Alex Lash, Xconomy (moderator)

5:30 – 6:30

Networking Reception

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.