About the Down South Innovation Network

The Down South Innovation Network is a virtual community of over 1000 life science
professionals in the Southeastern US. Our members advance product
development, support company creation, announce employment opportunities and
solve problems. Participants with backgrounds in science, business, law, IT,
regulatory, marketing, manufacturing or logistics are welcome to join.


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Come this Thursday, February 12, 2015, to Women In Bio-Atlanta's Tasty Class on Wine & Chocolate Pairing

Started by Kristina Clark Feb 9, 2015. 0 Replies

Vino Venue of the Atlanta Wine School has cultivated extensive experience pairing wine since their founding in 2003. They have created for us a fine selection of four exquisite wines coupled with chocolate sweets that everyone will enjoy. As you savor the flavors, the wine expert will explain why the pairings work well together. This is a great event to relax and chat with professional colleagues and friends. Also you will leave with some knowledge on how to pair wine with food, so you can make great decisions at future fine dining events.Tell us you love wine & chocolate: Accepted?YesPricing InformationMembersThrough February 8, 2015: $20After February 8, 2015: $25Non-MembersThrough February 8, 2015: $50After February 8, 2015: $55Special Pricing for GuestsWhen registering, members are also allowed up to 2 guests at member pricingCapacityMinimum…Continue

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Women Rock in Science Panel Discussion October 28, 2014

Started by Kristina Clark Oct 14, 2014. 0 Replies

The local French, German, and Netherlands Chambers of Commerce, Conexx (America-Israel Business Connector), Women In Bio-Atlanta, and Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) have joined forces to host the 4th Women’s Series on Women in Sciences. Moderator:Clotilde Huyghues-Despointes, Ph.D., Consultant at the FDA and Healthcare Compliance International Panel Members:Anaelle Devergnas, Ph.D., Research Associate at Emory University (French)Chantal Kerssens, Ph.D., VP of Research & Clinical Innovation at SimpleC, LLC (Dutch)Galit Levitin, Ph.D., Technical Specialist at Ballard Spahr (Israeli)Celia Dayagi, Pricing Manager at Siemens (German)Discover the opportunities for women in technical and scientific fields and learn from their experiences and challenges. Come build valuable connections with fellow intelligent and accomplished international women! Sign up on the French-American Chamber of Commerce page:…Continue

Nominate a deserving woman leader for HBA Atlanta Chapter's Woman in Healthcare Leadership Award - Deadline August 30!!!

Started by Durgalaxmi Ramachandhiramani Aug 17, 2014. 0 Replies

The Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) of Atlanta is soliciting nominations for the Woman in Healthcare Leadership Award. Please nominate yourself--or another amazing woman healthcare leader in Atlanta--for this Award.The HBA Atlanta chapter introduced the Woman in Healthcare Leadership Award in 2011 to recognize standout leadership by women in the Atlanta healthcare community.We are looking for women who have accomplished the following:- Significantly impacted the successful achievement of business goals and objectives at a healthcare company- Sets an example to others through a demonstrated commitment, passion and desire to contribute to their organization and/or the industry overall- Shows a commitment to mentor and/or sponsor women by guiding others to learn the necessary skills to become an empowered leaderPlease take a few minutes and tell us about a great female leader who's transforming healthcare today. Hurry--the deadline is 30 August 2014! Please click this link…Continue

WIB-Atlanta Presents Powerful Communication with Toastmasters International on June 26, 2014

Started by Kristina Clark Jun 12, 2014. 0 Replies

Spend an evening with Women In Bio-Atlanta and Toastmasters International learning ways to be more effective communicators and speakers. During this seminar, Toastmasters@Emory will share with with us a variety of public speaking techniques for controlling your anxiety, impromptu speaking, and making your speeches more powerful. Toastmasters’ world-renowned tips are sure to turn you into a more engaging speaker! Sign up and take advantage of this opportunity to improve your speaking and leadership skills.Sign up here: details:Program5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Check-In/Cocktails and Appetizers6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Seminar and NetworkingParkingFree Parking is available at Emory University’s Fishburne parking deck.Cost for EventMembers: $10Non-Members: $15On-line registration will be open…Continue

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Career Opportunities at Glycosensors & Diagnostics in Athens, GA

Glycosensors & Diagnostics, LLC is an Athens, Georgia based biotech company developing enabling technologies for applications in glycoscience to advance R&D and the biomanufacturing of therapeutic biologics. We are seeking talented individual contributors with the ability to integrate into a highly motivated team of professionals. The following positions are currently available:Adminsitrative ManagerResearch…See More
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