We have assembled leading scientists from San Francisco Bay Area biotechnology companies who will each share a story of how their company took an idea, developed it, and transformed it into a therapeutic.
You will hear speakers from Sutro Biopharma, Plexxikon, Amgen, Genentech, Rinat (Pfizer) and Gilead Sciences and learn about drug development at these companies and the associated challenges.
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Date: Saturday, May 18, 2013
Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Place: UCSF Mission Bay Campus, Genentech Hall - Auditorium, 600 16th Street, SF
Many religious traditions support reproductive freedom for women. What is the religious basis for protecting women's access to this freedom? What are the problems of religions that do not respect the full humanity of women as moral decision-makers? What are the ethics involved for the healthcare provider delivering reproductive care?
Join Dr. Kit Chesla, RN, DNSc, FAAN, School of Nursing Thelma Shobe Endowed Chair in welcoming two distinguished speakers to UC San Francisco: Rev. Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph.D. will speak on Religion and the Case for Women's Reproductive Freedom, and Margaret Olivia Little, Ph.D., will speak on Abortion, Conscience, and the Ethics of Provision to discuss ethics for the health care provider.
Date: Thursday, May 23, 2013
Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Place: UCSF Parnassus Campus, Health Sciences West Tower, Room 301, 513 Parnassus Ave., SF
The Global Women's Health and Empowerment Summer Institute is an intensive 4-unit interdisciplinary program offered by the University of California Global Health Institute, under the aegis of the Center of Expertise in Women's Health & Empowerment.
The Institute's main purpose is to provide post-undergraduate students interested in improving women's health and well-being with foundational knowledge and skills from several disciplines. Instructors will be drawn from UCLA and UCSF. Upon completion of the WH&E Summer Institute, students will be able to: