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WIB-San Francisco YWIB "Dancing with the Flu" - The Science Behind Antibody Discovery and Production
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When: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. PST
Where: Genentech
22 DNA Way
South San Francisco, CA  94080
United States
Contact: WIB-San Francisco Bay Area Young Women In Bio

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Curious about how antibodies fight the flu? San Francisco Bay Area YWIB is excited to host an event with Genentech for students interested in learning how scientists discovered antibody therapeutics that combat the flu and how antibody therapeutics are made. Students will participate in interactive sessions and a tour, where Genentech scientists will discuss how they develop new therapies to benefit patients. Students will also meet professional women from Genentech, who will share their personal experiences at a pizza party and Q&A session. This event is for middle and high school girls.

Please read the YWIB permission forms located here.


YWIB Participant Age Range

Middle and high school girls


Walk-Ins Accepted?

Walk-ins are not accepted – be sure to register early!



4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.            Check-In

4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.            Warm up activity

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.            Introduction to Genentech, Learning Activity, and Tour

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.            Pizza Party and Q&A with Scientists


Pricing Information

Members: Free

Non-Members: Free


Registration Deadline

February 1, 2018


Parking Information

Please park in the visitor parking lots and register in one of the lobby buildings


Public Transit Information

Genentech provides shuttle transportation service to and from the South San Francisco (SSF) BART and Millbrae BART/Caltrain stations for visitors. For more information about shuttle schedules, or if you need assistance planning your trip, please call the gRide Hotline at (650) 225-5000, or call (650) 225-1000 and ask for Employee Transportation.


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