Makers & [bio] Markers – Past Programs

Makers & [bio] Markers is a 25-minute live Zoomcast featuring Oregon Bio members or panelists of interest to the regional bioscience community.

Recordings of previous Makers & [bio] here. To see the future schedule of live Makers & [bio] Markers, please visit our Upcoming Events page.

Airdate March 30, 2022
To address the twelve billion pounds plus of scientific plastic waste generated each year, Polycarbin has designed comprehensive closed-loop systems to replace single use product materials.

Panelist: James O’Brien, Co-Founder & CEO, Polycarbin

Airdate Oct. 28, 2021
Oregon Bio visits with Lonza in Bend, Oregon.

Panelist: Ben Hasbrouk, Associate of Manufacturing Operations, Lonza Bend

Airdate Oct. 21, 2021
Oregon Bio visits with the Engineering Maker Hub at George Fox University.

Panelist: Robert Harder PhD, Executive Dean, Industrial Enterprise Dean, College of Engineering and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at George Fox University

Airdate Oct. 14, 2021
Oregon Bio visits with Acer Therapeutics in Bend, Oregon to discuss their progress on drugs and treatments for rare diseases.

Tanya Hayden, Vice President of Project and Strategic Alliance Management for Acer Therapeutics.

Airdate Sept. 30, 2021
Oregon Bio visits with ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum in Ashland Oregon, which offers kids an immersive, interactive experiences in science. These impressions cultivate a sense of curiosity that last a lifetime and lays the foundation for a career in the sciences.

Erin Endress – ScienceWorks Executive Director
Ash Friend – ScienceWorks Education Director
Barbara Hurd – Biomed Diagnostics Director of Business Development and Marketing

Airdate Sept. 23, 2021
What are the broader employment trends in the Oregon & SW Washington bioscience sectors? Given today’s challenging talent market, what are the best strategies for bioscience companies to find, qualify, and hire the workforce they need?

Liisa Bozinovic, Oregon Bio, Executive Director
Jennifer Hovinga, Kelly Science & Clinical, Regional Sales Manager for the Portland and Seattle markets

Airdate Sept. 16, 2021
Lazarus 3D blazes a trail with customized replicas of human organs that are used to rehearse surgical procedures, among other things.

Dr. Jacques Zaneveld and Dr. Smriti Zaneveld, Founders of Lazarus 3D.

Airdate: Sep. 9 2021
Gadusol Laboratories is a biotech startup company based in Corvallis, Oregon in the R&D phase using proprietary Oregon State University synthetic biology technology to produce natural sunscreen compounds found in marine life.

Katie Pettinger MBA, Gadusol Laboratories Cofounder

Airdate: Aug. 19 2021
Andre Petett from Fundamental Fitness Labs previews his Wellness Wednesday series that shows us ways to sustain better health and fitness over the long term.

Andre Petett, Fundamental Fitness Labs Founder