An invitation to a University of Auckland Bioscience Enterprise Friday Forum, sponsored by ATEED

Date: Friday 13th June, 2014
Time: 4:30pm networking, Presentation 5pm followed by drinks and nibbles.
Venue: SBS Reception Lounge (Common Room), School of Biological Sciences
Guest Speaker: Dr Andrea Grant: “Bench to Business: One Woman’s Journey”

I am thrilled to announce that our guest speaker is Andrea Grant of Diatranz Otsuka Ltd (DOL) and Living Cell Technologies (LCT). Andi has had a fabulous career to date and is a key figure in the Australasian biotech sector. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to meet and hear the very-busy and experienced Andrea Grant in person.

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Dr Andrea Grant

Andi Grant has been the CEO of Diatranz Otsuka Limited since April 2014. Dr Grant has been the Acting Chief Science & Medical Officer of Living Cell Technologies Limited since January 2014 and served as its Chief Executive Officer until March 2014. She served as Managing Director of Living Cell Technologies Limited from January 16, 2012 to March 2014. She served as Public Policy and Communications Manager at Roche Products New Zealand Ltd. She was responsible for government and corporate relations. Before immigrating to New Zealand from the UK, she served as Business Development Director and then Managing Director at biotechnology company Galapagos NV, where she was responsible for securing research and licensing partnerships with global pharmaceutical partners. She served as Executive Director of Living Cell Technologies Limited from November 16, 2012 to March 2014. Dr Grant holds PhD in molecular neurobiology from the University of Cambridge.

For more information: http://www.lctglobal.com/

I look forward to seeing you in a week’s time. Please RSVP now!

Stephanie Tulloch
Director Bioscience Enterprise Programme
director@bioscienterprise.ac.nz