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Executive Briefing

"IBM's Life Sciences DiscoveryLink Solution & eBusiness: An Overview And Possible Partnering Opportunities With IBM"

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2002, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

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By Dr. Prasad Kodali
Worldwide Technical Program Manager of Life Sciences
DiscoveryLink Solution
IBM Corporation

Open to the public. No fee.
Pre-registration highly recommended due to limited seating. Registration information below.
Directions below.

At this Executive Briefing and Tech Demo, Dr. Kodali will give an overview of IBM's Life Sciences DiscoveryLink Solution and explain how your company can benefit from such a solution. Also, come learn about strategic partner opportunities with IBM Life Sciences, dedicated to rapidly bringing leading-edge technology out of the laboratory and into the marketplace for customers and business partners in the fields of pharmaceutical research, biotechnology, genomics, proteomics, health care and academic research.

Those who attend this program are invited to stay at the Center for the weekly Pub to talk with Dr. Kodali and network with those in attendance from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

The IBM Life Sciences Solutions Business Unit ( provides the IT infrastructure that researchers in biotechnology, pharmaceutical research, genomics, proteomics, and healthcare need to turn data into scientific discovery and new treatments for disease. Backed by a world-class research team, IBM offers integrated solutions for the laboratory in the areas of:

Scalable, high-performance computing
Flexible, fast-recovery storage
Data integration tools that permit single-query access across multiple data sources
Knowledge management products and services
Secure, open-architecture, scalable eBusiness infrastructure

Due to limited seating, pre-registration is highly recommended, but not required. To register for this program, send your name, title, company name, telephone number and email to:

Ms. Glenda Garcia
Operations Assistant

700 Welch Rd., Suite 250
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Tel: 650.462.9800
Fax: 650.462.9818

The Silicon Valley World Internet Center is located on the grounds of Stanford University in the historic Stanford Barn. It is walking distance from the Stanford Book Store, downtown Palo Alto, and the Stanford Golf Course. Palo Alto is 40 miles south of San Francisco and 20 miles north of San Jose.

From Hwy. 101 North or South
Exit Embarcadero Rd. West, cross El Camino onto Stanford Campus. Immediately bear right onto Arboretum. At the second light, turn left onto Quarry. Look for Stanford Barn sign on the right. Turn right into parking lot. Come to 2nd floor, turn left at the top of the stairs.

From Hwy. 280 North or South
Exit Sand Hill Rd. East. Continue several miles, past Stanford Medical Center, until you are entering the Stanford Shopping Center. Turn right into the first parking entrance past the Medical Center. You will now be passing Nordstrom's on your left. The Stanford Barn is the next building through the parking lot on the right. Park and come to the 2nd floor. Turn left at the top of the stairs.

For a map, click DIRECTIONS on Center's Web site