Q&A: Adina Mangubat, CEO & Founder, Spiral Genetics (Part Two)

Adina Mangubat is the founder and CEO of Spiral Genetics. She was named one of Forbes ’30 Under 30′ in 2013 for Science and Healthcare, and one of the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association’s Women to Watch in Life Science. Adina has twice been a speaker at the GapSummit and a mentor for the Voices of Tomorrow Competition. We were fortunate to get some time to catch up with Adina and get her thoughts on the GapSummit, careers and career development in biotech, and being a young biotech entrepreneur. This is part two…Read more

Q&A: Adina Mangubat, CEO & Founder, Spiral Genetics (Part One)

Adina Mangubat is the founder and CEO of Spiral Genetics. She was named one of Forbes '30 Under 30' in 2013 for Science and Healthcare, and one of the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association's Women to Watch in Life Science. Adina has twice been a speaker at the GapSummit and a mentor for the Voices of Tomorrow Competition. We were fortunate to get some time to catch up with Adina and get her thoughts on the GapSummit, careers and career development in biotech, and being a young biotech entrepreneur. This is part one…Read more

Open Call to join the GapSummit executive leadership team and planning subcommittees

The Global GapSummit 2017 will be hosted in Washington D.C. in April and we are recruiting highly motivated students and postdocs in the USA and across the globe to join the executive leadership team and planning subcommittees. The position requires immediate availability and commitment in order to spearhead this effort. Ideal candidates will be ambitious leaders, with excellent organizational skills, and motivation. Open positions are: GapSummit 2017 Chief Financial Officer GapSummit 2017 Marketing Director GapSummit 2017 Case Competition Director Further vacancies are open for the following subcommittees: Marketing/Media Case Competition Speaker/Advisory Board Liaison Finance/Fundraising. Webmaster Graphic…Read more

Chiasma – Lessons from a Decade of Bridging the People Gap

It's been over ten years since New Zealand’s (NZ) national student organization was founded, a big milestone and a time for reflection. Chiasma strives to foster links between science students, academia and industry. Back in 2004, New Zealand's science industry looked dramatically different from today's more collaborative and integrated biotech ecosystem. Universities were institutional ivory towers where business-anything was a betrayal of academic purity. Students were disconnected from each other across different universities and the wider world due to a lack of infrastructure to bring them together. There was also a distinct gap…Read more

GapSummit 2014 archive back online

GapSummit 2014 was the world’s first inter-generational leadership summit in biotechnology. It was held from the 31st March to 2nd April 2014 at the University of Cambridge, UK and became a huge success. The full program, speaker and attendee interviews as well as extensive footage are available online for review again. On Facebook, over 450 people started following updates from GBR after the summit. And on YouTube, the content from the GapSummit counts over 2,000 views within the first two months after the videos were released. In conclusion, Global Biotech Revolution is proud that…Read more

GBR community newsletter

Dear friends of GBR, We are happy to relaunch the GBR website with a new look, while connecting it with both past and future GapSummit websites. A highlight is the GapSummit 2016 website , check it out for the latest updates on the application process, sponsors and speaker updates. GBR has also been growing its influence in the US with a collaboration on a regional event held in Washington DC earlier this year, kindly supported by MedImmune. If you are interested in hosting one-day regional GapSummit events in your city, please get in…Read more