The Roundup – August 3, 2023

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August 3, 2023
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Welcome Curie.Bio

Curie.Bio is a new model for venture capital in biotech focused on helping founders launch serious biotech therapeutics companies. Founded by Alexis BorisyChristoph Lengauer and Zach Weinberg, Curie.Bio is a unique combination of two businesses: they act as both your drug discovery co-pilot & seed investor. They have some of the world’s best drug hunters, drug makers, experts, and vendors supporting founders to increase their chances of developing successful medicines. They help founders avoid mistakes and ensure they have the right data, plan, and story to retain ownership and control over their own company. By doing this, Curie.Bio is enabling more founders with phenomenal ideas to have the support they need to start their own companies. Check out our recent press coverage from STATFast Company, and BIOS.If members of BioCT are interested in learning more about Curie.Bio and the founder-friendly platform they are building, please reach out directly to Clinton Bourbonais at If your company is looking for funding and is a pre-Series A therapeutics company, please send materials (pitch deck, papers, 1-page summaries, etc.) to Clinton or submit your company for review on the website here

Golden Ticket Opportunity

A Golden Ticket, including a fully paid individual bench and membership to a US Biolabs site (i.e. New Haven), is now available! Startups working on R&D in gene editing, mRNA or siRNA, and/or relevant viral and non-viral delivery technologies for treating rare hematology, immunology, ophthalmology, dermatology, metabolic or lysosomal storage diseases should consider applying. Sponsored by Chiesi

The application deadline is September 22nd so apply now!

ABCT 2024 Info Session 
Tuesday, August 8, 10:00 – 11:00 amNot sure what to expect from a biotech accelerator? Want to find out if you and your venture are in the right place for our program? Join us for an info session to learn…

Women Impacting STEM: Diversity in Careers in the Life Science – Hosted by WIB 
Tuesday, August 8, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

Whether you’re determined to forge ahead on your current path or simply eager to explore the vast opportunities within the life sciences, we have an incredible event tailored just…

ABCT Strengthening Your Application Workshop 
Thursday, August 10, 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Join ABCT Program Director, Mary Howard, on a step-by-step walkthrough of the 2024 ABCT program application. Ask your program and application questions real-time and…

Banking in the Post-SVB Era: What Biotech CEOs Need to Know – Hosted by Danforth Advisors 
Wednesday, August 16, 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Danforth’s Gregg Beloff and Heather Kiessling, both veteran biotech CFOs, will discuss the current landscape, lessons learned, and application of best practices to inform the right…

Unlocking Your Team’s Potential: Managing Performance, Promotions, and Development of Your Team – Hosted by WEST
Tuesday, August 22, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

As a manager, you have the ability to empower, align and impact your team members. How you interact with your team directly influences how your team members will feel…

Career Possibilities Panel & Speed Networking – Scientific & Medical Education – Hosted by WEST
Thursday, August 24, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

In the world of business, careers are no longer linear or predictable. What was once a clearly sign-posted path as you progressed through milestones, a career road map is…

Register Now! BioCT’s Annual Beer & Bioscience MIXER + Special Edition Collaborative Connecticut
Tuesday, September 19, 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Join us outside at Stony Creek Brewery for a cash bar featuring a wide selection of extraordinary craft beers, ample networking, and complimentary pizza from the Naples Pizza Truck! Meet representatives from our generous sponsors, who will be available to introduce themselves and answer any questions.

Sponsored by:

Full Events Calendar
BioCT members have access to MassBioEd’s professional training courses at a discounted rate. Taught by experts in the field, industry courses provide individuals with the skills and knowledge to enhance career growth and cultivate a broad professional network. Courses are tailored to ensure content and format maximize interaction and engagement.

Accelerated Leadership
August 29 – September 19, 2023 (12:30 PM)
Biotechnology Project Management **
September 11 – October 6, 2023 (5:00 PM)
Intro to Biotech**
September 14 – 15, 2023 (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
Supply Chain Management
September 18 – 25, 2023 (10:00 AM – 12:30 PM)
Finance of Biotech**
September 19, 2023 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

**All or some classes will be held in-person at MassBioEd Office (Cambridge, MA)

Please email Caitlin Truesdale to share any news and events: