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Thriving with BioPharma – Vincent Ling, Takeda Pharmaceuticals – Hosted by UConn TCS

August 29, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Vincent Ling, Senior Director, Takeda Center for External Innovation (BD) will be presenting a talk on working with biopharma in the drug delivery space.

For the past 30 years, Dr. Ling has led successful groups in diverse biotechnology fields including cell devices, protein engineering, biosimilars, stem cell differentiation, checkpoint inhibitors, and molecular evolution of antibody scaffolds. He has held leadership positions in large, midsized, and start-up environments, creating practical biotherapeutics. His current interests at Takeda lie in novel drug delivery technologies, which includes drug particles, energy guidance, and biomaterial scaffolds. Dr. Ling currently serves as Senior Director within Search and Evaluation, Business Development, after directorship roles in external innovation and pharmaceutical sciences. Prior to Takeda, Dr. Ling was Head of Biological Sciences developing cell therapies for wet AMD at Neurotech. He has held positions including Vice President at Dragonfly Sciences, managing all scientific operations and marketing functions, Director of Molecular Genetics at Adnexus (Compound Therapeutics), and other scientific roles in Discovery Research at Genetics Institute and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.

If you cannot attend in person, please register anyway and join us for the Talk and Q&A via Teams at the times and links below:

STORRS: 9:15am Broadcast (in person at IPB #317)

FARMINGTON: 2:30pm Broadcast (in person at TIP Auditorium)


Below is the full agenda for the day:

9:15-10:30am Takeda Talk & Q&A (IPB Room 317) – STORRS

10:30-10:45am Break

10:45am-12:15pm Faculty Talks (10min) & Q&A (5min) [Yupeng Chen; ]

12:30pm Travel to Farmington / Lunch Break

2:30-4pm Takeda Talk (TIP Auditorium) & Q&A – FARMINGTON

(Farmington Faculty & Entrepreneurs)

4:00pm TIP Tour

4:30pm Takeda Departs

If you have any issues with registration, links, etc., please email the event organizer: michael.invernale@uconn.edu