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Converging Paths: My Career as a Scientist and an Entrepreneur

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Topics
biotechnology, career path, chemical engineering, entrepreneurship, jordan
Sponsor
Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
Location
612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
Date
Oct 14, 2019   12:00 pm  
Speaker
Dr. Penelope Shihab, CEO and Founder, Monojo Biotech; Skinue.com; Applied Scientific Research Fund
Cost
Free
Contact
Danny Ryerson
E-Mail
ryerson1@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

Converging Paths: My Career as a Scientist and an Entrepreneur
Monday, October 14th at 12:00pm in 612 IGB

Dr. Penelope Shihab
CEO and Founder, Monojo Biotech; Skinue.com; Applied Scientific Research Fund

Born and raised in Palestine, Dr. Penelope Shihab has merged her scientific background with her business acumen. With a PhD in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology from Cambridge University, she worked to realize Jordan’s potential to become a thriving, world-renowned biotech hub.

Dr. Shihab founded Monojo in 2005, a Jordanian biotechnology research firm; Skinue in 2014, an American skincare line that makes products from camel’s milk, and MyRoyale in 2016, a digital marketing platform.

Hosted by the IGB Postdoctoral Association. Pizza and refreshments will be provided.

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