CLSI’s Virtual Programming During Shelter in Place
The California Life Sciences Institute is continuing to provide valuable programming for life science startups, students, and employees during these unprecedented times. All of our programs will move to a virtual or webinar format during the current “Shelter in Place.” We will provide regular updates on these and future programs as developments unfold.
Professional Development Seminars: Take advantage of this time to build up your professional skills! CLSI’s Biotech Primer and Leadership Edge professional development seminars have moved to a webinar format through May, with in-person meetings currently planned for offerings thereafter. Should SIP continue, subsequent courses will also move to a webinar format:
- March 26: Labs to Leadership
- April 6: Leadership EDGE for Women: Communication and Influence for Impact
- May 4: Leadership EDGE for Women, Leveraging Your Emotional Intelligence
- May 5: BioBasics 101: The Biology of Biotech for the Non-Scientist
- June 3 and 4: Drug Development Immersion (TBD; SSF or live, online)
- June 24 and 25: BioBasics 201: Targeted Biologics for the Non-Scientist (TBD; SSF or live, online)
- July 9: Biomanufacturing for the 21st Century (SSF)
Spring FAST Advisory Program: Provides select entrepreneurs with intensive team review and coaching from teams of experienced industry veterans. Advisory team sessions with each of the selected five FAST companies will kick off next week and will move to in-person sessions if the SIP is lifted. Stay tuned for more information about the June 16th FAST Spring Closing Showcase.
CLSI Bay Area BioGENEius Challenge: CLSI’s annual competition recognizing outstanding high school science research will move to a virtual format this May 1st. We are currently accepting applications through April 2nd. The virtual competition, supported by Amgen, will include student poster presentations and judging, an industry career panel and awards presentation. The first-place winner of the Bay Area Challenge will go on to compete at the International BioGENEius Challenge in June.