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[BATBA CAREER FORUM]

Career Development in Taiwan

Feel like going back to Taiwan? Wonder how the career development and working culture look like in Taiwan?

This March, BATBA CAREER FORUM will present the special topic of Career Development in Taiwan.

SPEAKERS:

YU-WEI WU, PHD    ASSISTANT RESEARCH FELLOW AT ACADEMIA SINICA, 🇹🇼-🇬🇧-🇯🇵-🇺🇸-🇹🇼

KENG-MING CHANG, PHD    FRANCHISE LEAD AT MSD, 🇹🇼-🇺🇸-🇹🇼

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TIME: 3/6/2021. 4:00-5:30PM

*REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. WEBEX LINK WILL BE SENT OUT BEFORE THE EVENT

Speaker bio:

  • Keng-Ming Chang is an associate director with the Sr Franchise Strategist role in MSD Taiwan. For the last 3-4 years, he has been in the marketing role as franchise lead, product manager and alliance manager. As a commercial role, Keng-Ming has been working with product strategy, financial planning, Omni-channel customer engagement. He is also a people manager now leading the agile team and marketing/ sales function before. Prior to the commercial role, Keng-Ming started his career as the Medical Science Liaison in MSD and been in the medical role for two years. The therapeutic area he experienced is diabetes/ cardiovascular/ Anesthesia/ HIV and Vaccine.



  • Yu-Wei Wu is an Assistant Research Fellow in Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB), Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. Yu-Wei’s research uses advanced two-photon imaging, patch-clamp/microwire array electrophysiology, and genetics techniques to monitor and manipulate neuronal and glial activity in live brain tissues and in vivo. He also developed new methodologies to analyze and interpret large scale neural data. His lab is aiming to answer the questions that how and why certain changes in neuronal and glial connectivity/morphology and activity are associated with learning and in disease conditions.

[FROM GLOBAL BIOLOGIC MANUFACTURING TREND TO FOCUS ON TAIWAN POSITION]
COVID19 DIAGNOSTIC, THERAPEUTICS, AND VACCINE DEVELOPMENT

Speaker: Dr. Chih Jung Chang* (張志榮)

COO & Vice President , EirGenix, Inc. Taiwan

Title: From Global Biologic Manufacturing Trend to Focus on Taiwan Position


Content:

1. The global biologics manufacturing trend

2. The opportunity and challenges for Taiwan biotech industry

3. How to be a global company in Taiwan


Time: 12/5, 4:30pm, CA = 12/6, 8:30am, Taiwan

*Registration in advance is required.

*Discussion in Mandarin

*Webex link will be sent out 30min before the event


Co-host: The Investigator Taiwan / SoCal TBA

BATBA NOV BOARD MEETING AND ORGANIZER RECRUITMENT

Thank you for supporting BATBA for year 2020. We are now recruiting new board members and organizers!

In this meeting, you will know how we run BATBA, decide webinar topic, past events, and what you should expect being a board member or event organizer!

If you just want to join the meeting and learn more about BATBA, you are welcomed as well!

We will send out Webex link 30 minutes before the meeting.

* Discussion in Mandarin

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[BATBA SEP WEBINAR] HOW TO BUILD A BIOHUB IN TAIWAN

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We are honored to have Dr. I-Chien (IC) Jan join us in BATBA’s September Webinar. He will be talking about his inspiring career experience in biomedical venture investment and sharing insights on current trends in the bio sector. This event is co-hosted with North America Taiwanese Engineering & Science Association (NATEA: https://natea.org)

[CBAXBATBA] CAREER JOURNEY FROM PROFESSOR TO ENTREPRENEUR

Co-hosted by Chinese Bioscience Association and Bay Area Taiwanese Biotech Association. Join us online!

About this Event

Dr. Cheng will share his experience with us on:

* The story of starting an API company in Taiwan from scratch

* Experience-sharing on how to survive the ever-changing Pharma/biotech industry


Please register online (shorturl.at/jvBGO). Free to the general public. Registration is required. Zoom links will be sent via email prior to the event to everyone that registers on Eventbrite.

[BATBA JULY WEBINAR] JOURNEY TO CMC: LEVERAGE PARTNERSHIPS TO INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY

BATBA本次邀請到 Dr. Eric Peng, CMC Lead at Precision BioSciences ,來與我們分享他在從事 Chemistry, Manufacture, and Control (CMC) 的相關工作經驗,以及求職的心路歷程
Topic: Journey to CMC: Leverage partnerships to increase productivity
Main focus:
1. CMC/partnership
2.Genetherapy-AAV
3. Career development/Job hunting

[BATBA 2020 MAY ONLINE WORKSHOP - CAREER CLINIC: ADVISES I WISH I KNEW BEFORE]

BATBA本次邀請到 Dr. Sylvia Chang, Director of Software Engineering at Thermo Fisher ,來和我們分享她在業界20年的工作經驗,以及互動式問答。

BATBA 2020 APRIL ON-LINE TALK - SARS-COV-2: CAN WE CATCH THEM ALL?

In this talk Dr. Hung explained why a reliable testing method is important for controlling the pandemic and how we decide to choose which method to use according to the progress of the disease and phases of the outbreak. 



February 29, 2o20

Enjoy a casual weekend talk with the leaders from Bio-industry in a cozy local shop! 
Bio for Dr. Luke Tsai:
Dr. Luke Tsai received his PhD degree in biotechnology from National Tsing Hua University and then completed his postdoctoral research at Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center of Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Tsai is currently as Director of Biology at Immutics, Menlo Park and leading two teams: Diabetes and Fibrosis focused on discovering and validation of immunotherapeutic targets.

RECENT ADVANCES IN THE NEW DRUG DEVELOPMENT/BIOTECH SECTOR AND THE ROLE OF VENTURE INVESTMENT TO THE SUCCESS OF THE INDUSTRY

December 7, 2019

BATBA has invited Dr. Chuan (Joe) Shih to share his 30 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry, overview venture investment in biotech startup ,and analyze the status of biotech/venture activities in China.

A PANEL DISCUSSION BETWEEN BIOTECH ENTREPRENEURS AND VCS

September 14, 2019

BATBA has invited four distinguished panelists across the ecosystem, and they are ready to walk us through the journey from having a scientific idea to running a new business and getting VC investments.
Panelists: 
Dr. Chun-Hao Huang, Co-Founder & CEO of Algen Biotechnologies
Dr. Momo (Hsin-Fung) Wu, Investor at Emerson Collective
Dr. Meng-Na Lee, Senior Business Development Manager at Libo Pharma
Dr. Yi-Yen Chen, Senior Associate at WI Harper Group

July 9, 2019

The Vice President of Academia Sinica, Dr. Fu-Tong Liu, came to Bay Area and introduced recent opportunuties in Taiwan!

2019 BATBA SUMMER PICNIC

June 8, 2019

You are cordially invited to join BATBA summer potluck picnic at San Mateo Central Park on June 8 (Sat). We will provide simple snacks & beverages. Please bring your favorite food to share, and mostly importantly, family and friends to enjoy the time with you.

MEDICAL AI SEMINAR

March 16, 2019

Artificial intelligence systems for health care have the potential to transform the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, which could help ensure that patients get the right treatment at the right time, but opportunities and challenges are ahead. Dr. Pi-Chuan Chang, Samuel Chen and Dr. Huang-Wei Chang talked about the new trend in Medical AI!

2018 BIOGROUP SYMPOSIUM, BATBA TALK

December 28, 2018

BATBA Board member, Eric Du, was giving a talk at 2018 BioGroup Symposium about the Opportunities in the Life Sciences Industry in the San Francisco Bay Area

2018 BATBA AUTUMN PICNIC

Nov 17th, 2018

You are cordially invited to join BATBA autumn picnic at Marlin Park on Nov 17 (Sat). We will provide light food and beverages. You are welcome to bring your favorite food to share. Significant other and kids are also invited.

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BATBA SEMINAR SERIES: DR. KEELUNG HONG

Aug 25, 2018

BATBA is pleased to announce Dr. Keelung Hong (洪基隆) as our honorary event speaker to conclude our events this summer. Dr. Hong is the founder of Taiwan Liposome Company and its U.S.-subsidiary, TLC Biopharmaceuticals, where he serves as Chairman & CEO. He will be sharing with us his valuable life and career experiences in his inspirational talk - "Two Decades of Academic Research and Two Decades of Drug Development".

BATBA MIXER @ UCSF

June 17, 2018

This is the first of our regular, lighthearted mixer event series, and we cordially invite you to come mingle and enjoy snacks and beverages that we prepare for you.

BAY AREA TAIWANESE BIOTECH ASSOCIATION OPENING EVENT

April 14, 2018

BATBA is pleased to announce our Opening Event - "Challenges & Opportunities in Career Development for Bioscientists" - featuring Dr. Jo Shen (馬海怡博士), an international pharmaceutical executive, who will be sharing with the audience her more than 40 years of experience in the biotech industry and her invaluable insight on future trends.

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