The premier forum for life sciences R&D and IT

APRIL 16, 2020 • SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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Why attend Benchtalk West?

HEAR FROM INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKERS

Benchtalk speakers will showcase their groundbreaking work on CRISPR, antibodies, cell therapy, gene therapy, synthetic biology, and other fields.

MASTER LIFE SCIENCE DATA

Biointelligence, lineage tracking, automation - hear how leading life science organizations use these approaches and more to unlock data-driven insights.

BECOME A BENCHLING EXPERT

Hear best practices and novel use cases from Benchling users and get a deep-dive on some of Benchling's most advanced and powerful functions.

NETWORK AND SOCIALIZE

Have fun and enjoy delicious cocktails and appetizers with Benchling users and your industry peers.

Benchtalk West Speakers

Erik Bierwagen
Principal Bioinformatics Software Engineer, Genentech

Dima Gharaibeh
Senior Associate Scientist/Project Manager, Oncolytic Immunotherapy, Sorrento Therapeutics

Sajith Wickramasekara
CEO and Co-Founder, Benchling

More speakers to be announced...

Benchtalk Speaker Alumni

Chris Bond
Vice President of Cellular Engineering, Kite Pharma

Christine Loh
Vice President of Biology,
Kymera Therapeutics

Dennis Underwood
Vice President of Molecular and Information Systems, Agenus

Hari Jayaram
Vice President of Technology, Spotlight Therapeutics

Jason Yasenchak
Associate Director, Scientific Business Analysis, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Jackie Papkoff
CSO, Microbiome,
Assembly Biosciences

Jeanette Grant
Director of Project Management, Adicet Bio

Kristy Hawkins
Co-Founder and CSO, Antheia

Michael Dinsmore
Director of Informatics, Editas Medicine

Tiffany Chen
Director of Discovery, Rubius Therapeutics

Tom Crevier
Director of Automation, Equipment and Data Management, Juno Therapeutics

Vipin Suri
Vice President of Discovery, Obsidian Therapeutics

Pre-Event Workshops

Tickets to pre-event workshops include admission to main Benchtalk West event.

  Track 1
Introducing the Benchling Platform
FOR THOSE NEW TO BENCHLING
Track 2
Mastering the Benchling Platform
FOR INTERMEDIATE USERS
Track 3
Integrating and Extending the Benchling Platform
FOR ADVANCED USERS
11:30am - 12:30pm Registration and Networking Lunch
12:30 - 1:30pm Benchling Overview and Live Demo Advanced Molecular Biology Reporting and Analytics
1:30 - 1:45pm Coffee Break
1:45 - 2:45pm Benchling Best Practices and Fireside Chat Registry and Inventory Benchling’s Developer Platform

Benchtalk West

2:30 - 3:15pm Arrival and Coffee
3:15 - 3:30pm CEO Welcome
Sajith Wickramasekara
CEO and Co-Founder, Benchling
3:30 - 5:00pm Benchling User Presentations
Erik Bierwagen
Principal Bioinformatics Software Engineer, Genentech
Dima Gharaibeh
Senior Associate Scientist/Project Manager, Sorrento Therapeutics
Further speakers to be announced...
5:00 - 5:30pm Benchling Vision and Roadmap
Sajith Wickramasekara
CEO and Co-Founder, Benchling
Ashu Singhal
‍Head of Product and Co-Founder, Benchling
5:30 - 7:30pm Networking Happy Hour

Location

AC Hotel by Marriott Oyster Point Waterfront
1333 Veterans Blvd, South San Francisco, CA 94080
April 16, 2020