Amy Xu joined the California Life Sciences Institute (CLSI) in October 2016 focusing on entrepreneurial programs including the FAST advisory program and CARB-X. She also manages Partnering Days, BioGENEius, and CLSI’s social media efforts. With a background in life sciences, Amy is interested in applying her skills to bring together science with biotechnology enterprise. Before joining CLSI, Amy worked in Access Solutions at Genentech, where she provided financial assistance for patients taking Genentech’s medicines. Amy completed her BS in Biochemistry at the University of California, San Diego and is currently on her way to finishing a Masters in Biotechnology: Enterprise and Entrepreneurship with Johns Hopkins University.