Speaker Series: Reflections from All Sides of the Fence

Charles Holmcy, MD, Venture Partner at Third Rock Ventures and Founder, former President and CEO, Portola Pharmaceuticals. Charles will talk about founding Portola, creating value in drug discovery and development, the Third Rock investing model and anything else you ask him about. With 10 years as a UCSF clinical professor and president of a Lederle division, Charles has been in academic medicine, Big Pharma, a biotech startup and venture capital. Third Rock is one of the few remaining early stage life science investors). Charles will share his broad perspective. RSVP Early: http://ucsfaprilspeakerseries.eventbrite.com/.