• Collaborate2Cure

    Topic:  Mitochondrial Dysfunction
    Every Monday, 5pm-7pm

    Location: July 10
    Enterprise Center of Johnson County (ECJC)
    4220 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Suite 350B, Fairway, KS 66205

  • One Health Innovations Symposium

    August 27-28

    Kansas City Convention Center

  • 2017 Annual Dinner

    Save the Date! 
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland

  • What is Biotechnology?

    Biotechnology is the use of cellular and biomolecular processes to solve problems or make useful products. It is a collection of technologies that capitalize on the attributes of cells, such as their manufacturing capabilities, and put biological molecules like DNA and proteins to work for us.

  • Science to Art

    These images reflect a collection of scientific images from our stakeholders that were turned into art. All proceeds from our annual auctions benefit STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, art, math) in the KC region.

  • Path to 2025

    A plan to grow the life sciences in the Kansas City region.


The Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute strives to advance the life sciences in the KC region through research, commercialization and workforce development.


News & Events

KCALSI’s Annual Dinner events celebrate our progress in the regional life sciences and highlight an area of interest. Learn more »


A program designed to stimulate regional scientific collaboration.  Learn more »

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Life Sciences News


The latest developments within KC’s life sciences initiative.
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News at a glance

Monthly updates on events and developments within the regional life sciences community.
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Industry Census

A comprehensive picture of the life sciences companies in our region.
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Patton Trust Research Development Grant Program

This funding mechanism specifically focuses on the genetic basis of diseases that predominately affect children and do not require inter-institutional collaborations.
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Life Sciences Bulletin

Life Sciences Bulletin

Quarterly newsletter that showcases information about KCALSI and its stakeholders.



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