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TEDxConejo - Scott Patterson - 03/27/10

Dr. Scott Patterson received his Ph.D. and B.Sc. from the University of Queensland, where he held positions of increasing responsibility over a period of 11 years, culminating in that of Senior Research Officer. In 1991, he joined the faculty of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York where he established a program in apoptosis and pursued his technical interests in analytical protein chemistry applications. He first worked at Amgen from 1993-2000, progressing from a Research Scientist to Department Head, ultimately leading the Department of Biochemistry and Genetics. After leaving Amgen in 2000, he served as Vice President of Proteomics at the Celera Genetics Group and then as Chief Scientific Officer of Farmal Biomedicines, LLC. While at Celera, he established the companys initial foray into protein-based drug target discovery and validation in oncology, building a large group of cell biologists, protein chemists and mass spectrometrists whose efforts resulted in the identification of cell surface targets for therapeutic development and diagnostics, a number of which have been licensed to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Dr. Patterson returned to Amgen in 2003 and leads the Molecular Sciences department (including the Computational Biology department) within the Medical Sciences function with primary responsibility for biomarkers across all studies. Dr. Patterson is well known in the field of protein chemistry, and is one of the pioneers in the field of proteomics. He has published extensively and is a frequent guest lecturer. TEDxConejo was held at the Scherr Forum in Thousand Oaks, Ca on March 27, 2010. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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