GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, announced that Samuel Broder, M.D., Senior Vice President and Head of Intrexon's Health Sector, will present today at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time at the 34th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Randal J. Kirk and Chief Operating Officer Krish Krishnan will also participate in the conference.
Dr. Broder will provide an overview of Intrexon's platforms for developing next-generation gene and cell therapies, as well as an update on projected milestones for the Company and its health sector collaborators in 2016 which include up to eight potential Investigational New Drug applications and clinical trial initiations within the fields of oncology, ocular therapy, rare skin disorders and infectious diseases. He will also discuss recent developments related to the Intrexon/Oxitec vector control technology and the new paradigm emerging to protect people from mosquito-borne diseases.
A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the Investors section of Intrexon's website at http://investors.dna.com/events. A replay of the webcast will be available for 30 days following the event.
About Intrexon Corporation
Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON) is Powering the Bioindustrial Revolution with Better DNA™ to create biologically-based products that improve the quality of life and the health of the planet. The Company's integrated technology suite provides its partners across diverse markets with industrial-scale design and development of complex biological systems delivering unprecedented control, quality, function, and performance of living cells. We call our synthetic biology approach Better DNA®, and we invite you to discover more at www.dna.com or follow us on Twitter @Intrexon.
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