The Life Sciences Partnership


Louisiana Bio is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) trade association whose mission is to be the voice of Louisana’s life sciences industry and research organizations in the biosciences, pharmaceuticals, medical technology (devices and diagnostics), health IT and bio-agriculture sectors. 

To accomplish this mission, Louisiana Bio works on behalf of member organizations to drive public policy, create access to capital, introduce cutting-edge STEM education programs, build a network of industry leaders, and create robust value-driven purchasing programs.



Members of the Louisiana BIO network include emerging and established life science companies, universities, research institutions, hospitals, medical centers, incubators, economic development agencies, investors and service providers.

Member Resources

Louisiana BIO is actively working every day to grow awareness of the biotech industry around the state, support legislation that benefits our industry, and provide valuable networking, educational, and other opportunities to our members to help them grow and succeed. 

Upcoming Events

Read about recent events, and find out about upcoming events. Some events may allow for online registration and the ticket purchase. Click the event name to view more details.


Louisiana BIO Board of Directors (2019-2020)

Isabella Sledge (Chairwoman)
Dale Pfost
Jeanette Weiland
Greg Davenport
Joe Lovett
Holly Turner