CHI's PEGS: The Essential Protein Engineering Summit Honors Women in Science

Cambridge Healthtech Institute is honored to highlight the accomplishments and insights of women in science and is thrilled to bring some of the greatest industry leaders to PEGS Boston in recognition of their many contributions.
NEEDHAM, Mass. - Feb. 6, 2019 - PRLog -- Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) and the PEGS Summit team are excited to announce that its 2019 summit will put female researchers in the spotlight and celebrate professional and personal achievements of women in science along with encouraging women-based networks. In addition to a newly added Women in Science panel discussion lead by Dr. Jennifer Chadwick, Director of Biological Development at BioAnalytix and Co-Chair of the Women in Bio Boston Chapter, and a dedicated speed networking event, the plenary keynote session will feature women sharing groundbreaking work in life sciences.

Dr. Leena Gandhi, Vice President of Immuno-Oncology Medical Development at Lilly Oncology, will be a plenary keynote speaker at the Fifteenth Annual PEGS: The Essential Protein Engineering Summit to be held April 8-12 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, MA. Dr. Gandhi will address how our ability to systematically identify and implement opportunities for combination therapy to improve patient response and standardize therapy will define the future of cancer care.

The PEGS Summit will also continue its support and recognition of aspiring and accomplished scientists. The 2019 Young Scientist Keynote Presenter will be Dr. Kathryn Hastie, Staff Scientist of Immunology and Microbiology at The Scripps Research Institute. Dr. Hastie was nominated for her most recent completed postdoc work and will give an in-depth presentation on "The Lassa Virus Glycoprotein: Stopping a Moving Target".

These keynotes are among the more than 350 speakers confirmed to present at the summit. PEGS Boston 2019 will feature nearly 400 presentations within 8 topic-focused streams that comprise 22 conferences, short courses, introductory training seminars, over 100 exhibiting companies, close to 300 scientific research posters, interactive roundtable discussions and a plethora of engaging networking events.

Plan today to join your colleagues and peers to share insight and learn best practices, hear from world-renowned experts, discover industry trends, and find solutions to current bottlenecks.

Important Dates:
Poster abstract submission deadline: February, 15, 2019
Advanced registration discount deadline: March 1, 2019

To Register:
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For Group Discounts, contact David Cunningham, 781-972-5472,

Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities are available. For details, contact Carol Dinerstein, 781-972-5471,

Writers and editors are invited to attend. To request a press pass, email Lisa Scimemi,

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