About Us:

CACO Pharmaceutical & BioScience Society (CACO-PBSS) is a non-profit professional organization of scientists and other professionals in various pharmaceutical and life science fields, working in diverse organizations such as the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, instrumentation and analytical product suppliers, universities, government laboratories and contract research organizations. Our root in analytical chemistry, mass spectrometry, drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics is still reflected in some of the programs we organize. While our 3000+ members are largely concentrated in the San Francisco Bay Area and the San Diego Area, we also have members residing in other biotech / pharmaceutical clusters in North America.

Mission Statement:

The mission of CACO-PBSS is to promote the exchange of scientific and technical ideas and to provide educational and growth opportunities in the fields of pharmaceutical / life science and related disciplines. We foster interactions and disseminate information through seminar luncheons, targeted workshops (short courses), expert forums, vendor shows, and job opening announcements.

Event Calendar:

All of our scheduled events are listed below.

  • For further event details, click on the event title and speakers' names.
  • To register for an event, click here.
  • To suggest seminar or workshop topics / speakers, or to volunteer to lead/co-organize a workshop,click here.

StatusDateTimePlaceEventNameMajor SponsorSpeakersEventType

>>Registered Vendors
8/11/2014
12:45- 17:30
SF Bay Area: Foster City Crowne Plaza
Excipient - Drug Interaction: Physical, Chemical and Pharmacokinetic Interactions; Consequences and Solutions for Drug Development

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>>Flyer
Tian Wu, Helming Tan (Amgen); Harvey Wong, Chen Mao (Genentech)

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Workshop

>>Registered Vendors
8/11/2014
12:45- 17:30
Webcast from SF Bay Area
Excipient - Drug Interaction: understanding the physical, chemical, physiological and biochemical interactions and impact on pharmaceutical and pharmacokinetic properties of drugs

>>Details...
Tian Wu (Amgen), Helming Tan (Amgen), Harvey Wong (Genentech)

>>Details...
Webcast

>>Registered Vendors
8/11/2014
12:45- 17:30
Webcast from SF Bay Area
Excipient - Drug Interaction: understanding the physical, chemical, physiological and biochemical interactions and impact on pharmaceutical and pharmacokinetic properties of drugs

>>Details...
Tian Wu (Amgen), Helming Tan (Amgen), Harvey Wong (Genentech)

>>Details...
Webcast

>>Registered Vendors
8/11/2014
12:45- 17:30
Webcast from SF Bay Area
Excipient - Drug Interaction: understanding the physical, chemical, physiological and biochemical interactions and impact on pharmaceutical and pharmacokinetic properties of drugs

>>Details...
Tian Wu (Amgen), Helming Tan (Amgen), Harvey Wong (Genentech)

>>Details...
Webcast

>>Registered Vendors
8/26/2014
12:30- 17:30
San Diego Area: Embassy Suites La Jolla
How to get an "A" in BA: Current best practices and regulatory trends in bioanalysis of small molecules and biologics

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>>Flyer
Rosa Luo (Neurocrine) David Wilson (Ardea/Astra Zeneca) Robin Marsden (Ambrx)

>>Details...
Workshop

>>Registered Vendors
9/5/2014
12:45- 17:30
SF Bay Area: Foster City Crowne Plaza
Nonclinical Safety and PK/TK Assessments for Small Molecule and Biologic Therapeutics (Jointly with Bay Area PK/PD Network)

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>>Flyer
Tao Wang (Novartis), Hong Wang (Genentech), Carol Green (SRI)

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Workshop

>>Registered Vendors
9/19/2014
12:45- 17:30
Webcast from SF Bay Area
LC-MS/MS PK Assays for Proteins and Antibodies: Fundamentals, Advances, and Regulatory Considerations

>>Details...
Luna Liu (Genentech), Mark Rose (Amgen), Doug Leipold (Genentech)

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Webcast

>>Registered Vendors
9/19/2014
12:45- 17:30
SF Bay Area: Foster City Crowne Plaza
LC-MS/MS PK Assays for Proteins and Antibodies: Fundamentals, Advances, and Regulatory Considerations

>>Details...
Luna Liu (Genentech), Mark Rose (Amgen), Doug Leipold (Genentech)

>>Details...
Workshop

>>Registered Vendors
9/19/2014
12:45- 17:30
Webcast from SF Bay Area
LC-MS/MS PK Assays for Proteins and Antibodies: Fundamentals, Advances, and Regulatory Considerations

>>Details...
Luna Liu (Genentech), Mark Rose (Amgen), Doug Leipold (Genentech)

>>Details...
Webcast

>>Registered Vendors
9/19/2014
12:45- 17:30
Webcast from SF Bay Area
LC-MS/MS PK Assays for Proteins and Antibodies: Fundamentals, Advances, and Regulatory Considerations

>>Details...
Luna Liu (Genentech), Mark Rose (Amgen), Doug Leipold (Genentech)

>>Details...
Webcast

>>Registered Vendors
9/23/2014
8:45- 16:45
Vancouver: The Floral Hall at VanDusen Gardens, Oak St. at 37th Ave
Preclinical Development & IND/CTA filings: Nuts, Bolts and Best Practices

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Janice Mallison (Jazz), David Burgoyne (Naegis), Shichang Miao (Chemocentryx), Rostam Namdari (Xenon), Royce Morrison (Independent)

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Workshop

>>Registered Vendors
10/23/2014
12:30- 17:30
Webcast from SF Bay Area
Biomarkers in Drug Development: Translation of Biomarkers from Early Discovery to the Clinic

>>Details...
Bob Yauch, Ian McCaffery, Kristin Wildsmith (Genentech); Leigh Anderson (SISCAPA)

>>Details...
Webcast

>>Registered Vendors
10/23/2014
12:30- 17:30
Webcast from SF Bay Area
Biomarkers in Drug Development: Translation of Biomarkers from Early Discovery to the Clinic

>>Details...
Bob Yauch, Ian McCaffery, Kristin Wildsmith (Genentech); Leigh Anderson (SISCAPA)

>>Details...
Webcast

>>Registered Vendors
10/23/2014
12:30- 17:30
SF Bay Area: Foster City Crowne Plaza
Biomarkers in Drug Development: Translation of Biomarkers from Early Discovery to the Clinic

>>Details...
>>Flyer
Bob Yauch (Genentech), Scott Fountain (Pfizer), Kristin Wildsmith (Genentech), Leigh Anderson (SISCAPA), Ian McCaffery (Genentech)

>>Details...
Workshop

>>Registered Vendors
10/23/2014
12:45- 17:30
Webcast from SF Bay Area
Biomarkers in Drug Development: Translation of Biomarkers from Early Discovery to the Clinic

>>Details...
Bob Yauch, Ian McCaffery, Kristin Wildsmith (Genentech); Leigh Anderson (SISCAPA)

>>Details...
Webcast

>>Registered Vendors
11/17/2014
12:30- 17:30
SF Bay Area: Foster City Crowne Plaza
Formulation of proteins and antibodies for preclinical & clinical development

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Minli Xie (Genenetch) Et al.

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Workshop

>>Registered Vendors
12/11/2014
11:00- 13:30
SF Bay Area: Foster City Crowne Plaza
The Art and Science of Wine Making

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Professor Phil Crews (UC Santa Cruz)

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Seminar luncheon

>>Registered Vendors
12/12/2014
12:30- 17:30
SF Bay Area: Foster City Crowne Plaza
Primer on Antibody Drug Development: Biology, Safety, CMC and PKPD Issues

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Workshop
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More Detailed Info...

Local Chapters:

We currently have the following two local chapters under the CACO-PBSS umbrella, though other local chapters may be established in the future. The upcoming events are shown in the Event Calendar table. Please click on the following links to go to the website of the chapter of your interest, where you can sign up for the free membership and mailing list, and register for the upcoming events.

CACO Governing Board:

Shichang Miao (ChemoCentryx, Inc.), President
Robyn Rourick (Genentech, Inc.), Secretary; San Diego Chapter Chair
Dave Toman (Elan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), Treasurer; San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Chair
Sam Sperry (Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)
Jennifer Yang (Ardea BioSciences, Inc.)
Jim Zhang (Affymax, Inc.)

Contact us:

Click here, or email to info@CACO-PBSS.org
Mailing address: PO Box 2342, South San Francisco, CA 94083-2342.

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