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Biologics and Small Molecules: Access to research and infrastructure in the heartland

Monday, November 8 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm • Organized By BioKansas
12600 Quivira Rd, Overland Park, Overland Park, KS 66213


Chemically synthesized drugs, as well as those isolated from a variety of natural sources, continue to be essential for one health worldwide. In addition to the research expertise and infrastructure required for continued conventional drug development, there is also a need for gene-based therapy, stem-cell therapy, and precision therapy research capabilities. As scientists continue to research lifesaving remedies, access to contract nonclinical/clinical research and manufacturing support is vital to the success of the bioscience industry.

This event will explore the intricate needs of the bioscience industry and brings together a range of diverse company’s developing small molecule and biologic therapies for dedicated panel discussions.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to visit contract research laboratories in Kansas City.

Join the symposium to: Ask direct questions of and connect with industry leaders

Learn of the intricate needs of the industry

Understand how contract research and contract manufacturing companies are vital to the success of the industry.

Parking Instructions: Lot B off of 125th Street.

Out of town guests are invited to stay at Marriot Hotel 10800 Metcalf Avenue Overland Park, Kansas, 66210

Sonia Hall
(913) 544-1134
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