BioForum — career development in biotechnology industry

Wanted to have a chance to explore the latest development in biotechnology?

Wanted to start a career in bio-related industry?

Wanted to speak to CEOs from biotech companies?


If the answers are yes to all the three questions, then you should never miss this great event in April 2013. This semester, we, Chinese Graduate and Postdoctoral Scholars Association (CGPSA) are kicking off our largest career development event series– BioForum, which focuses on the career development in biotechnology industry. We have invited key opinion leaders (attached in the end) from four different biotechnology sectors that best represent the latest development in biotech industry: pharmaceuticals and biomedical devices, biofuel, translational medical research and entrepreneurship.


Time: Saturday, April 13th, from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Location: Sproul Room, International House, 2299 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley 94720

Lunch Buffet (entrees, beverages and fruits) will be provided.


The full day event consists of morning and afternoon sections. Four inspiring talks by four pioneers in each represented biotechnology sector will be presented to you in the morning. A lunch social reception will then be provided and a career development panel discussion with the management team of Chinese American Biopharmaceutical Society will be held in the afternoon session.

Sounds interesting?

Then please register at :


We are looking forward to your coming on April 13th, 2013.


Best regards,

All Committees in

Chinese Graduate and Postdoctoral Scholars Association (CGPSA)

Chinese American Biopharmaceutical Society (CABS)


Speaker information:


Keynote speakers:

Dr. Song Li, PhD. Professor in Department of Bioengineering. UC Berkeley

Dr. Wentao Zhang, PhD at University of Wisconsin-Madison, President of CABS, Founder at Dr. Quintara Discovery (topic:targeted drug discovery in oncology)


Dr. Penghui Xu,  Consulate-General of China in San Francisco


Panel Speakers:

Dr. Cheng Liu, PhD at UC Berkeley. CEO and President of Eureka,Inc.

Dr. Leping Li, PhD at Stanford University. VP of Chemistry, Presidio Pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Richard Shan, PhD at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Founder of Quintara Bioscience.

Dr. Zhenhai Shen, Ph.D University of Michigan, Genentech, Co-Chair of Business & Career Development Committee of CABS