October 29-30, 2014


San Francisco, CA USA

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Gauri Naik, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer, Optra Systems Inc.

Dr. Naik is a Biotechnologist with extensive commercial research and entrepreneurial background. Before the founding of Optra Systems, she was the founder director of BioImagene Inc., a silicon valley based Digital pathology company which was acquired by Roche diagnostics. Gauri is responsible for enriching the domain knowledge of the company as well as involved in strategic planning and business development activities.
She has over a decade of experience of working in genetics, cytology, microbiology, molecular biology, medical imaging and bioinformatics fields. Gauri was selected as a young scientist for many prestigious research programs in Biotechnology and Microbiology by various international research organizations. She has 11 US patents published to her credit. She also has published many research papers in International Journals and has participated as a speaker in many international conferences.
Prior to co-founding BioImagene and Optra Systems, Gauri was working for a BioInformatics company offering genomic and proteomic related services, molecular modeling, clinical trials/CRM, database management services, high-throughput data analysis and tool-based  pharmacogenomics solutions.  Optra systems, an ISO certified organization, with global presence in USA , Europe & India  is a proud recipient of  Deloitte fastest  growing 50  companies award,  Rajiv Gandhi IT award by Indian Govt., Maharashtra IT award, Rotary International award for vocational excellence, Red Herring Asia 100 award  etc. Optra is specialized  in medical devices, lab automation, life science informatics and healthcare IT solutions.

Networking Opportunities

You will have multiple chances to network and meet with others in the field of personalized medicine during the conference. There will be an online networking tool available before the conference even begins!

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet other attendees through the following networking services:

Our CONFERENCE NETWORKING SITE is online weeks prior to the event. Attendees can schedule one-on-one meetings prior to the conference and print out a schedule of meeting times during the conference.

EXTENDED NETWORKING BREAKS. These will give attendees the chance to meet those with whom they many not have set up meetings.

EVENING RECEPTION. This will give attendees the chance to mingle with other professionals after a day full of speakers, meetings, and thought-provoking topics.

SPEAKER Q&A SESSIONS. This will afford attendees the opportunity to ask additional questions of our speakers.

Who Will You Meet

  • Pharmaceutical Company Leaders
  • Diagnostic Company Leaders
  • Genome Interpretation Experts
  • Genome Sequencing Pioneers
  • Biotech Leaders
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Academicians
  • Consultants
  • Government Leaders
  • Health Insurance Executives
  • Investors
  • Venture Capitalists



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