Sunday, November 10, 2013
CBSA Confers Special Ten-Year Recognition Awards and Announces 2013 Industry Award Winners at Annual Dinner Celebration in Denver
The announcement is made by April Giles, CBSA President and CEO, who says the following special Recognition Awards were conferred in honor of the Association’s Tenth Anniversary:
Founders Award – Colorado State University, Fitzsimons Redevelopment Authority and the University of Colorado.
Pioneering Award – Dr. Larry Gold, CEO and Chairman of the board of SomaLogic and Dr. Chris Christoffersen, General Partner and Head of the Life Science Team for Morgenthaler Ventures and General Partner for Lightstone Ventures.
Visionary Award – David Perez, President and CEO of Terumo BCT.
The CBSA also announced the winners of its 2013 industry awards during the ceremonies, which include:
Company of the Year – Clovis Oncology
Rising Star of the Year – Surefire Medical
Business Partner of the Year – Covidien
Educator of the Year – Professor Keith Neeves, Colorado School of Mines
Volunteer of the Year – Dustin Whistler, Principal, Forte Commercial Real Estate & Chair of CBSA Membership Committee
Institute Leadership Award – Benjamin Noe
The dinner began with Timothy Schultz, President and Executive Director of the Boettcher Foundation, presenting the 2013 Class of Boettcher Investigators of the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program, leading into a reflection over the past ten years of the association. The history of the CBSA was highlighted by video vignettes and individual presentations from Dr. Christoffersen, Dr. Gold and Mr. Perez. Steffan Tubbs, Morning Co-Host on 850 KOA News, served as the master of ceremonies for the event.
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