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Bio Innovations Speaker Series: The Challenges for Academic-Industry Collaborations

Event Type
Rosalind Franklin University Innovation and Research Park
Location and virtual details are provided upon registration.
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Feb 15, 2023   4:30 - 6:30 pm  
Registration, Location, and Virtual details.
Originating Calendar
IUIN Events Calendar

This is a hybrid event. Register to participate in person or via Zoom

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 4:30-6:30 PM/CT
Networking and Refreshments 4:30-5:00 PM/CT 

Industry Panelists
Bios for Industry Panelists are online here.

  • Jeff Masters, PhD
    Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships and Business Development, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Shobha Parthasarathi, PhD
    Advisor, Xontogeny 
  • Amanda Schalk, PhD
    Co-founder and Chief Operations Officer, Enzyme by Design
  • Phyllis Ferrell, MBA
    Global Head of External Engagement, Alzheimer’s Disease and Neurodegeneration, Eli Lilly and Company
    Director Healthcare System Preparedness Initiative, Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative 

Rosalind Franklin University Panelists

  • William Frost, PhD
    Professor and Director of the Stanson Toshok Center for Brain Function and Repair, Rosalind Franklin University
  • Grace "Beth" Stutzmann, PhD
    Professor and Director of the Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Rosalind Franklin University

Rosalind Franklin University Moderators

  • Raúl Gazmuri, MD, PhD, FCCM 
    Director of the Resuscitation Institute
    Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences and Department of Foundational Sciences and Humanities
  • Stephanie Wu, DPM, MSc, FACFAS 
    Dean, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

BioInnovations is a bi-monthly speaker series featuring prominent local bioentrepreneurs, biotech execs and biotech investors presented by Rosalind Franklin University. It brings together entrepreneurs, industry executives, research scientists and the general public to learn more about medical research in a casual setting. 

Questions? Please email BioInnovations@RosalindFranklin.edu

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