Our Approach

Pasadena Bio is a non-profit organization focused on economic development and job creation in Southern California. We encourage the growth of an innovative biotechnology industry by providing educational / training opportunities for potential future employees and cost effective incubator facilities with shared equipment / office space for start-up companies.

Our Story

Leadership at Pasadena Bio

Board of Directors

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Bill Bogaard

Chairman
Former Mayor, City of Pasadena

 

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Dr. Soraya M. Coley

President, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

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Robert C. Bishop, PhD

President
Former CEO AutoImmune, Inc.

 

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Dr. William A. Covino

President
CSULA

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Dr. Sheldon M. Schuster

President and Professor, Keck Graduate Institute, Claremont

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Janice Ohta

Secretary/Treasurer
Biotechnology Lecturer/Consultant

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 Marie Csete, MD, PhD

CEO, ConeSight Therapeutics
Professor of Anesthesiology
Keck USC School of Medicine

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Dr. Erika Endrijonas

Superintendent President, Pasadena City College

 

Advisory Council

Dr. Elizabeth Ambos
Council on Undergraduate Research, ret.

Dr. John Baldeschwieler
California Institute of Technology

Dr. Susan Baxter
Former CSUPERB Lead, BIO I-Corps

Eric Duyshart
City of Pasadena

Ahmed Enany
Southern California Biomedical Council

Lori Erdman
CSU East Bay, ret.

 

 

Fred Farina
California Institute of Technology

Dr. Mike Giardello
Mt. Wilson Ventures

Dr. Wendie Johnston
LA/OC Biotech Center

Dr. Susan Kane
City of Hope, ret.

Dr. Sandra Sharp
Cal State University, Los Angeles

Carolyn Siegal
Biotechnology Consultant, ret.

President Emeritus

Bruce A. Blomstrom
Former Director, Pasadena Angels

Legal Counsel

Richard Jones, Esq.
Nixon Peabody LLP

Pasadena Bio Staff

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Dr. Robert Bishop

President

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Dr. Wendie Johnston

Lab Director

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James Stith

Facilities Director

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Judy Villacorte

Office Manager

Supporters and Collaborators

California State University Chancellor’s Office

California State University, Los Angeles

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

City of Pasadena

CSUPERB

Huntington Medical Research Institutes

Keck Graduate Institute

Los Angeles/Orange County Biotechnology Center

Pasadena City College

Trade Association Memberships


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