News & Events


  • 2018 SABPA-Salk Career Development Forum

    The First Step: How to Step into the door of the Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industry While positions in academia remain a popular choice, many postdocs are interested in exploring careers in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry. However, many find it challenging to map out the first steps for getting their first industry job. In the 2018 Career Development Forum co-organized by SABPA and Salk, we will have five panelists from the local biotech/pharmaceutical industry, including postdoc...

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  • 17th San Diego BioPharma Conference & 6th Pacific Bio-Partnering

    The San Diego BioPharma Conference, the flagship event of the Sino-American Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Professional Association (SABPA), has featured some of the most respectful figures in the fields, from potential Nobel laureates and breakthrough innovators to multi-billion-dollar dealmakers. Many exciting stories from San Diego biopharma industry in the past year hit the global headlines and have ignited the passion that further fuels innovations. This year's conference features ...

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  • IP Fundamentals #1: Developing an IP Portfolio

    When developing a plan to capture and protect a company’s intellectual property (IP), it is important to understand the various stages involved, what stage the company is currently in, and what is coming next. There are three important stages that effect how a company will develop and protect its IP portfolio. The “Initial Stage” generally corresponds to the startup phase of the company, often before employees have been hired and before any IP has been captured or any protection sought....

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