5:00 – 6:00pm

Registration & Networking

6:00 – 6:05pm

Opening Remarks

Greg Huang – Editor in Chief, Xconomy
Teresa Lavoie – Principal, Fish & Richardson

6:05 – 6:35pm

Leaving Academia to CRISPR the Heart: The Verve Story

Sekar Kathiresan – Co-founder & CEO, Verve Therapeutics; Former Director, Center for Genomic Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital

Burt Adelman – Co-founder & Chairman of the Board, Verve Therapeutics; former Executive VP of R&D, Biogen

6:35 – 7:05pm

Duchenne, the Data Gap & the Rise of Patient Power: The Casimir Story

Christine McSherry – Founder & CEO, Casimir Trials; President, Jett Foundation

7:05 – 7:45pm

Lessons From a Life in Biotech

Phil Sharp – Nobel Laureate & Institute Professor, MIT

Wade Roush (moderator) – Freelance Science & Technology Journalist; Host & Producer, Soonish; Contributing Editor, Xconomy

7:45 – 8:45pm

Networking Reception

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.