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An Evening with Jun Axup from IndieBio

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Join IndieBio's Scientific Director, Dr. Jun Axup, for a fantastic evening as we learn about IndieBio, the world's leading biotechnology accelerator. Located in downtown San Francisco, companies from all over the world apply to be part of a 4-month acceleration program which includes $250,000 of funding, dedicated mentorship, and 24/7 access to a co-working space and bio-safety level 1&2 laboratories.

With a focus on biology as a technology, IndieBio has funded over 94 companies solving problems in all areas of biotech, including future of food/agriculture, biopharma and healthcare, computational biology, regenerative medicine, neurotech, biomaterials, and more. Some notable alumni: Clara Foods, Memphis Meats, Synthex Therapeutics, Jungla, Catalog, Prellis, Qidni Labs, and Endless West.

Food will be provided.

Jun Axup is the Science Director at IndieBio. She has a Ph.D. in Chemical Biology from The Scripps Research Institute and BS in Biochemistry from Indiana University. She worked in several startups in the fields of immuno-oncology, protein engineering, lab automation robotics, CRISPR, and precision medicine. At IndieBio, she advises companies, runs scientific programming, makes investment decisions, and fosters a stronger biotech entrepreneurship community.