The Salk Institute, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and The Scripps Research Institute are unquestionably three of the premier research centers in the world, all located in La Jolla’s prestigious 92037 zip code and within a half-mile of the first hole at Torrey Pines South. This concentration of high-powered research has played a seminal role in the growth and vigor of the San Diego biotech community and subsequent attraction for the many pharmaceutical companies that have established laboratories in close proximity. Biocom has asked Salk Institute President William Brody, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute CEO John Reed, and The Scripps Research Institute President Mike Marletta to talk about the future of biomedical research and what keeps them up at night. Jim Schaeffer of Merck Research Labs will moderate. More information and online registration is here.