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2013 Speakers

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Kris Famm

Kris Famm

Head of the Bioelectronics R&D; unit at GlaxoSmithKline Plc

Kris Famm is Head of the Bioelectronics R&D unit at GlaxoSmithKline Plc, which is tasked with bringing about a whole new class of bioelectronic medicines for the company. He is working to uncover the potential of medicines that use neural electrical impulses to treat disease and to address the many scientific and business challenges that surround this new modality.   He is also the external face of Bioelectronics R&D, conveying GSK’s bioelectronics vision to the external R&D community, business partners and the public. In his early work as a scientist, Kris studied chemical engineering before moving to molecular biology research. Since joining GSK from McKinsey & Co management consultants, Kris has enjoyed a rapid rise through roles including head of the R&D Strategy Group and Head of the Protein Degradation research unit.

  • 02 oct
    Wednesday, October 2
    Opening Dinner and Headline Interviews
  • 03 oct
    Thursday, October 3
    Full Day of Programming, Lab Tours
    and Evening Event
  • 04 oct
    Friday, October 4
    Half-Day of Programming, Lunch, and
    Lab Tours

The Locations

La Jolla, California

Scripps Seaside Forum

Find a Hotel

The Atlantic and UC San Diego have negotiated a discounted rate for our attendees at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club and will run a shuttle from the property to our various event venues. When calling for a reservation, please reference “The Atlantic Meets the Pacific”.

La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club
2000 Spindrift Drive
La Jolla, CA
(888) 828-0948

For a list of other hotels in the area,
please click here.