News & Events

The North Bay Life Science Alliance is here to keep you up to date on the latest North Bay biotech news and events. Learn more about the amazing life science news, current events and developments in and around the Bay Area.

Bel Marin Keys Industrial Park: Biotech/ Life Sciences User Study

Jan 5, 2017

December 2016: The Bel Marin Keys Industrial Park was created in 1978 when a Master and Precise Development Plan was adopted by Novato City Council. With a significant presence of biotech and life science enterprises located within the Plan area, there is a need for change to respond to contemporary facility needs. Read more

Economic Profile of the City of Novato 2016

Oct 17, 2016

This 34-page report explores how Novato continues to grow as a community and as a city economy. Home to over 54,000 residents working at over 28,000 jobs, Novato businesses employ over 24,000 people. Read more >

BioMarin Board Adds Two New Directors

Jul 19, 2016

North Bay pharmaceutical company BioMarin has announced two new additions to its Board of Directors. Willard Dere, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center and former Senior Vice President in Research and Development at Amgen and Kathryn E. Falberg, former Chief Financial Officer of Jazz Pharmaceuticals and Amgen. BioMarin CEO Jean-Jacques Bienaimé describes the new appointments as bringing “additional industry experience in drug development and finance to an already outstanding board,” going on to note that “I am confident they will make meaningful contributions to support BioMarin through a transformative period of growth, as we continue to develop therapies to meet the unmet medical needs of patients with rare genetic diseases.” For more information visit the BioMarin website.