Business Development in Life Sciences Part 1- Strategy, Search & Evaluation

Date: June 15, 2024 @ 1:30 pm – @ 5:30 pm
Location: Hanhai Biolabs: 1633 Old Bayshore Hwy #280, Burlingame, CA 94010

Join us at CABS for an enriching opportunity as we welcome industry veteran Dr. Jimmy Zhang to lead two dynamic workshops focused on the basics of business development within the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors. With Dr. Zhang's extensive expertise and innovative insights, participants will gain invaluable knowledge essential for navigating the intricacies of these dynamic industries.

Don't miss this chance to deepen your understanding and network with fellow business developer and entrepreneurs. 

This website page is to register for Jun 15 workshop 1. For July 27 workshop 2, please register separately here:

This is a free event, as a volunteer-run non-profit organization, CABS welcomes  sponsorship. If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact:

Lu Lu: 

Workshop 1-Strategy, Search & Evaluation

Jun 15

1.30-1.45 pm: Check-in and network

1.45- 2 pm: Open remark by Dr. Jessica Sun, President of CABS

2-4 pm: Workshop hosted by Dr. Jimmy Zhang

4.15-5 pm: Panel discussion 

Emily Chen, PhD: Associate Director of Business Development, Zymeworks

Jay Lin, PhD: Senior Director External Innovation, JNJ

Ben Sun, MS: Venture Partner, Partners Venture Capital

5-6 pm: Q&A and networking (refreshment will be provided)

Workshop 2- Valuation, Transaction and Alliance Management

July 27

9.30-9.45 am: Check-in and network

9.45-10 am: Open remark by Dr. Jessica Sun, President of CABS

10-11.30 am: Workshop hosted by Dr. Jimmy Zhang

11.30 am- 12.30 pm: panel discussion 

Cindy Yang, MBA: Senior Director, Head of Alliance Management, Kezar Life Sciences

Linda Zhou, LLM: Partner,  K&L Gates

12.30- 1.30 pm: lunch and networking