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New Tech Get Biotech 2019

  • Dream Inn 175 West Cliff Drive Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 United States (map)

Santa Cruz is a hot bed for biotech. 

Ten (10) local and regional innovative companies will present their solutions and jobs. You won't want to miss this.

  • David Hussler - human genome project leader and scientist

  • David Deamer - his work led to a novel method of DNA sequencing

  • Cephasonics - systems for ultrasound applications

  • Claret Biosciences - NGS library preparation kits for sequencing cell-free DNA. Article at SCWorks News

  • CruzFoam - a sustainable and biodegradable foam replacement for petroleum-based foams

  • Ontera - the leader in silicon-based nanopore diagnostics

  • SACNAS - advancing true diversity in STEM

  • Startup Sandbox - a startup incubator in Santa Cruz, California that helps bioscience entrpreneurs launch their companies and productize their research.

  • Island Conservation - Genetic Biocontrol of Invasive Rodents: a platform to achieve eradications through natural attrition.

  • More to be announced


  • 6-7pm: Networking, food, live music, speaker/sponsor Networking Tables where attendees can meet & drop off resumes

  • 7:00: Welcome

  • 7:10: Keynotes: David Haussler and David Deamer

  • 7:30: Ten (10) company “rapid fire” presentations

  • 8:00 - Closing remarks; attendees return to Networking Tables

More presenting companies to be announced soon. To apply to present or sponsor email

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