Servier partners with QB3@953 to find and cultivate innovative startups

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Servier is the second largest French pharmaceutical company with over 3,000 researchers focused on novel treatments for cardiovascular disease, oncology, diabetes, CNS, and Rheumatology.

This partnership is a boon for researchers on both sides of the Atlantic, bringing together Servier’s decades of expertise and QB3@953’s innovative thinking and startup community. Servier will receive a “golden ticket,” which allows Servier to award a bench to a startup company. Servier’s Golden Ticket grant will give a promising Bay Area biotech company access to QB3’s millions of dollars of state-of-the-art research equipment, as well as the opportunity to build a research relationship with an international pharma leader.

Upcoming Event

  • Scalable Microbiome Diagnostics for Agriculture

    12:30-13:30
    09/21/2017
    1st Floor Conference Room, GEHC
    953 Indiana Street, San Francisco, CA 94107, United States
    AMGEN Lunch Seminar Diane Wu, PhD and Poornima Parameswaran, PhD Co-Founders, Trace Genomics RSVP The Trace Genomics microbiome sequencing platform enables screening of disease-causing microbes and interpretation of millions of beneficial organisms in the soil. Their machine learning platform enables simple integration of soil microbiome information into with field management information to help farmers identify optimal management conditions that increase soil health and sustainability as well as crop yields. Their innovative technology has received notable media coverage in Forbes, TechCrunch, Wall Street Journal, AgFunder, and Fast Company, and was most recently listed by Forbes as one of the 25 most innovative Ag Tech startups. About Diane Wu Diane Wu, PhD completed a BSc in Computer Science and Molecular Biology at SFU (Vancouver, Canada) and a PhD in Genetics at Stanford University. She was awarded a Stanford Graduate Fellowship and published her thesis on the cover of Nature Structural Molecular Biology, advised by Nobel Laureate Dr. Andrew Fire. Diane then joined the machine learning team at Palantir Technologies as one of their first data scientists, where she built predictive models for healthcare, merchandising, law enforcement, and fraud detection.
    About Poornima Parameswaran Poornima Parameswaran, PhD completed her BS in Molecular Biology at UT Austin, a PhD in Microbiology & Immunology at Stanford University with Nobel Laureate Dr. Andrew Fire, and her postdoctoral fellowship with MacArthur Fellow Dr. Eva Harris at UC Berkeley's school of Public Health, where she also worked with the Ministry of Health in Nicaragua. She has been an author on eleven publications (371+ citations), where she used NGS technologies in novel ways to address fundamental questions in pathogen-host interactions.

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