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When: Thursday, April 18, 2019
4:00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. PST
Where: Genentech Campus Building 5
Room 5-1Q
22 DNA Way South
San Francisco, CA  94080
United States
Contact: WIB-San Francisco

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WIB-San Francisco: YWIB-SF presents “How to Get into the Brain” - The Science behind Antibody Engineering and Design

San Francisco Bay Area YWIB is excited to host an event with Genentech for students interested in learning how scientists have cleverly engineered antibodies to hijack existing systems to enter through the blood-brain-barrier and be able to act in the brain. They will learn about the different considerations and clever strategies behind this research, put into perspective through hands-on
activities. The event will include a tour of the purification pilot plant and Genentech campus followed by a panel discussion on paths in science featuring professional women at all levels in their careers.


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

YWIB age group
Middle and high school girls

Pricing Information*

  • Members: Free
  • Non-Members: Free

 The company has asked all girls to provide a signed copy of their company permission slip.  This is in addition to the YWIB permission form you filled out online. You can access the Genentech permission slip by CLICKING HERE.  Once you fill it out, please scan it in and e-mail it to by April 15, 2019.


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Walk-Ins Accepted?


Online Registration Deadline:

April 15, 2019


Maximum Capacity


This event has reached capacity.  If you would like to be added to our wait list, please contact 

 and provide your name, your child's name, grade level, and school.  We will contact you if a spot becomes available. 

Parking Information

Please park in the visitor parking lots and register in the lobby of Building 5.


Directions from Public Transit

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.