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12th Annual Charlotte Life Sciences Conference (Oct. 24, 2013)



The 12th Annual Charlotte Life Sciences Conference will provide insight from some of the most recognized biotechnology, business and research professionals from around the globe in addition to highlighting regional opportunities and investment trends within the local biotechnology sector.

The mission of the CLSC is to provide an overview of current activities and opportunities within the university, research, business, investment and economic development sectors. Attendees should anticipate a thought-provoking, highly informative and inspiring cornerstone event for the at-large Charlotte Life Science community.


October 24, 2013


Dr. Mary Ann Lila, Plants for Human Health Institute director, and colleagues will be presenting a session illustrating trans-disciplinary collaboration, using the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) as a case study.

12:30 – 1:15 p.m. – COLLABORATION: Building our Innovation Workforce – Plant Pathways Elucidation Project


Michael J. Todd Executive Director, North Carolina Research Campus


Cory R. Brouwer, Ph.D. Director, Bioinformatics Services Division, UNC Charlotte, North Carolina Research Campus

Nicholas Gillitt, Ph.D. Director of Nutrition Research, Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory

Mary Ann Lila, Ph.D. Director, Plants for Human Health Institute, N.C. State, North Carolina Research Campus

Jessica Schlueter, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics and Genomics, UNC Charlotte

(View the full conference agenda)


Barnhardt Student Activity Center, UNC Charlotte


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event website

View full event details, including information on sponsors, parking and the poster competition, at the UNC Charlotte website.