Launch of 2016-2017 CABS Entrepreneur Club (E-Club) & Inaugural CABS E-Club Workshop

Date: October 15, 2016 @ 1:30 pm – @ 3:30 pm
Location: Hanqi Investment, 1633 Bayshore Hwy, Unit 280, Burlingame, CA 94010

About CABS E-Club:

Aligning with our mission of catalyzing the professional interactions of our members in the life sciences industry, CABS is very pleased to launch our CABS Entrepreneur Club (CABS E-Club 2016-2017) to foster the innovative entrepreneurial spirit. 

We are very honored to announced that Dr. Alexis Ji, Partner at Illumina Ventures, is joining us as our new Chair of CABS E-Club (2016-2017).  The CABS E-Club is jointly hosted by the International Collaboration Committee (ICC) and Business & Career Development (BCD) Executive Councils.  Please do join us to meet the team and to learn more about our plans for this new term !

Inaugural CABS E-Club Workshop: 

Important Factors for Successful Career and Entrepreneurship in Biotech - The view from a former executive and scientist in pharma/biotech, and current venture capitalist

As CABS E-Club (2016-2017) inaugural event, we are very privileged to invite Dr. Jingshan “Jennifer” Hu, Partner at Qiming U.S. Healthcare Ventures.  Dr. Hu will discuss and share her point of view of the important factors for success in career and biotech entrepreneurship.  In addition, she will share her investment interests in therapeutics and healthcare technologies. 

Discussion topics shall include:

  • How to position yourself in a career path optimized for you?
  • How can we as adult Chinese immigrants improve our communication skills and adjust to American culture?
  • What are the differences between working for small biotech companies versus large corporations?
  • Leadership versus management skills
  • What are the important factors for biotech companies to attract VC investment and pharma partnering/licensing/M&A?
  • What are important qualities of entrepreneurs that attract VC investment?



1:30 - 1:45pm           Introduction to CABS & CABS E-Club 

1:45 - 2:45pm           Presentation by Dr. Jingshan “Jennifer” Hu

2:45 - 3:30pm           Q & A and Networking



Our Speaker: 

Dr. Jing-Shan “Jennifer” Hu, Ph.D., Partner Qiming U.S. Healthcare Ventures 

Speaker Bio: 

Dr. Jing-Shan “Jennifer” Hu is currently Partner of Qiming US healthcare Ventures.  She brings extensive experience in partnering, licensing, R&D and management from three pharmaceutical multinational companies & two successful start-up and young biotech companies in the U.S.  Prior to Qiming, she was VP of Bayer Healthcare and Head of its (External) Innovation Center China, responsible for partnerships for Global Drug Discovery with biotech and academia in Greater China.  Before that, she was Director of Licensing & External Research at Merck & Co (MSD)’s for its worldwide licensing and partnering efforts on novel drug candidates and technologies from/with Greater China.  She worked previously at Roche Palo Alto as Head of Functional Biology, at Affymetrix as Program Manager of Pharmacogenomics, and at Human Genome Sciences as Scientist of Protein Therapeutics & VEGF-2 Project Leader. She has been successful in partnering with at least 25 biotech and top academic institutions in both the U.S. and China.  Dr. Hu obtained her post-doctoral training at Harvard Medical School, PhD degree from Univ. of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at MD Anderson Cancer Center, and BS degree in Biochemistry from Peking Univ. She was instrumental at leading a successful and peaceful transition of the community of SAPA-West to Chinese-American BioPharmaceutical Society (CABS) as the President of 2006-2007.


Online Registration is free for all CABS members and required; Onsite registration is $10 per person. 

Online registration – $0 (USD)
Onsite registration – $10 (USD)