Past Events

 
       
Feb. 14, 2018   

Guangping Gao, Ph.D.

Founder, Voyager Therapeutics

Professor, Microbiology and Physiology Systems, UMMS

Director, Gene Therapy Center, UMMS

 Start ups at UMass  
 Dec.6, 2017

Carina Clingman, Ph.D.

Principal, Recruitomics Biotalent Consulting

Account Manager, Sci. bio Recruiting

 Recruitomics: The study of scientific recruiting for improved horseback riding  
 Nov.15, 2017  Michael Green,M.D.,PhD

Professor, Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS

Co-Founder, Fulcrum Therapeutics

 

Discussion with Dr. Michael Green

 
 Oct.25, 2017

 Beth McCormick, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Microbiology and Physiological Systems, UMMS

Co-Founder, Member of Board of Directors, Bacainn Biotherapeutics

 Bacainn Biotherapeutics:

from Benchside to Scientific Founder

 
 Sep.25, 2017

 Jeffrey Arnold

President and CEO at Arnold Strategies, LLC; Angel Investor at Boston Harbor Angels and Mass Med Angels

Imran Nasrullah

Director, BD&L, Strategic Partnering ;  Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

Karen Utgoff

Market-oriented business strategist ;  Karen Lauter Utgoff Consulting

 Shark Tank Sub ----Three UMass researchers will pitch their ideas to the judge panel  
Jun.16,2017

Melissa Kelley, Ph.D.

Seniro R&D Leader, GE Healthcare Dharmacon

Multiparametric high-content screen for identification of cell cycle regulators using an arrayed synthetic crRNA: tracrRNA library  
May.24, 2017

Satinder Rawat, Ph.D, MBA

Licensing officer, Office of Technology Management, UMass Med

Regino Mercado-Lubo, MD

Postdoctoral Fellow, McCormick Lab, UMass Med

Ideas to Intellectual Property and Beyond  
Apr. 26, 2017 

 Wendy E. Rieder, Esq.

Managing Member, TriUnity Law Group LLC

 Capturing Value, Taking Inventions from the Univerisity Bench to Your First Company  
Sep. 28, 2016

Timothy A. Riley, Ph.D.

Associate Vice Chancellor, Innovation and Business Development
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Matching Your Business Model to Your Funding Source  
 Sep. 21, 2016

Robert Hindes, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder, TREK Therapeutics, PBC
Pharma experience includes BMS, Pharmassett,
Beyond West Pharma

Pre-seminar Career Development Talk
 
June 16, 2016

Raj Kalkeri, Ph.D.

Project Leader, In Vitro Antiviral Drug Development, 
Department of Infectious Disease Research, 
Southern Research Institute
Pharma experience includes Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Pre-seminar Career Development Talk
Pharmacological Studies: Not Just a "Furry Test Tube" 

 
June 8, 2016

Yael Schwartz, Ph.D.

President and CEO, Or-Genix Therapeutics, Inc.
Entrepreneur in Residence, Foisie School of Business, WPI

Should I Get on the Boat or Stay on the Dock?   
May 5, 2016

Richard Wobbe, Ph.D

Pharma experience includes Scriptgen, Anadys Pharmaceuticals, ArQule, XTL Biopharmaceuticals

 

Pre-seminar Career Development Talk
Assay Development: Not Just Another Experiment

 
Mar. 31, 2016

Ann Kwong, Ph.D

CEO and Founder, TREK Therapeutics and InnovaTID Pharmaceuticals
Pharma Experience includes Schering Plough, Vertex

Selecting the Unmet Medical Need to Address:
It's Not As Simple as it Sounds

 
Feb. 3, 2016

Nathaniel Hafer, Ph.D.
Director of Operations, 
UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science 
Co Director, 
Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center

Margaret Koziel, M.D.
Asst. Vice Provost for Clinical and Translational Research, 
UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science 
Professor of Medicine, 
University of Massachusetts Medical School

The Roles of the UMCCTS and M2D2 

Center for Clinical and Translational Science

M2D2

Dec. 2, 2015

Sunny Tam, PhD
Director of PSM in Biotechnology, Framingham State University

Jon Weaver
Chief Operating Officer, Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives

Biotech Education and Startup in the Metro-West Area  
Oct. 14, 2015

Brendan M. O’Leary
Tripp Peake
Steven Weinstein

Shark Tank --- Pitch Your Ideas to the Investors  
Sep. 30, 2015

Jeffery Arnold
Eric Evan
Imran Nasrullah

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly: How Investors Pick Pharma Startups  
Sep. 16, 2015

Brendan M. O’Leary, PhD

Executive Vice Chancellor,
Innovation and Business Development, UMMS

Innovation at UMMS: Current Progress and Future Plans http://www.umassmed.edu/ibd/
Jun. 22, 2015

Linda S. Plano, PhD

Plano & Simple

Business as a Second Language http://www.planoandsimple.com/
Jun. 10, 2015

Bonnie Fendrock

CEO, Cyta Therapeutics

Cyta Therapeutics --- The Future of Nanomedicine

https://www.cyta.com.cy/corporate-information/en
May 28, 2015

Alain Chandonnet, PhD

CEO, Handyem

Handyem --- same day cytometry http://www.handyem.com/
May 21, 2015

Jed Chatterton, PhD

Senior Consultant/Project Employee
Healthcare Life Sciences Practice
NAVIGANTResearch

http://www.navigantresearch.com
Apr. 29, 2015

Art Krieg, PhD

CEO, Checkmate Pharmaceuticals

From Ideas to IPO: Turning Great Science into a Great Company http://checkmatepharma.com/
Apr. 15, 2015

Linda S. Plano, PhD

Plano & Simple

Perfect Pitch for Life Sciences http://www.planoandsimple.com/
Mar. 19, 2015

Richard M Soll, PhD

Senior VP, Integrated Discovery Service Unit, WuXi AppTec http://www.wuxiapptec.com/com_mngmnt.html
Mar. 11, 2015

Anita Ballesteros, PhD

Licensing Officer, OTM, UMMS

So You Think You Have an Invention? Now What? The Invention Disclosure - A Workshop http://www.umassmed.edu/otm/
Feb. 25, 2015

Brendan M. O'Leary, PhD

Executive Vice Chancellor, Innovation and Business Development, UMMS

Getting Investors Interested in Your Research http://www.umassmed.edu/chancellor/senior-leadership/organization-chart/brendan-m-oleary-phd/
Dec. 17, 2014

Chris Macomber, MD, MBA

General Surgery, UMass Memorial Hospital

Guerrilla Entrepreneurship: Tips, Tactics and Survival Skills  
Dec. 3, 2014

Connie Johnson, PhD

Associate Director, Development Office

Seed money for pilot projects http://www.umassmed.edu/development/
Nov. 19, 2014

Shan Lu, MD, PhD

Department of Medicine

Scientific Research vs. Product Development http://profiles.umassmed.edu/profiles/display/129819
Nov. 5, 2014

Anita L. Ballesteros, PhD

Office of Technology Management, UMMS

Technology Transfer: Commercializing Academic Research https://www.umassmed.edu/ibd-otm/About_Us/meet-our-team/
Oct. 22, 2014

Michael Czech, PhD

Chair/Professor, Program in Molecular Medicine

Many tiers in Biotech https://profiles.umassmed.edu/Profiles/display/131829
Oct. 15, 2014

Jerry O’Connor

O’Connor Law Office

10 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Starting a Company http://www.gpoconnorlaw.com/
Sept. 10, 2014

Neil Aronin, MD

Professor, RNA Therapeutics Institute, UMMS

A Perspective of Discovery and Intellectual Property http://www.umassmed.edu/aronin/
Aug. 6, 2014

Natalie S. Rudolph, PhD

Rudolph Biomedical Consulting

SMall Business Innovation Research Program: Government-Funded R&D for Fun & Profit! http://rudolphbiomed.com/about-us/
Jun. 18, 2014

Tod Woolf, PhD

Founder and President of IPIFINI

Silencing, Editing and Expressing mRNA for Therapeutic Applications http://www.ipifini.com
May 14, 2014

Kevin O'Sullivan

President and CEO, Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives (MBI)

The Commercialization of Science...  Journey from Business Incubation to Success http://massbiomed.org/company/our-team
Apr. 30, 2014

Jay Kugler DeYoung, JD, MS

Fish & Richardson, P.C.

Patent Basics for the Basic Researcher http://www.fr.com/jay-kugler-deyoung/
Apr. 16, 2014

Juswinder Singh, PhD

Founder and former CSO, Avila Therapeutics, Inc.

The Avila Story: How to build and sell a biotech with no previous experience http://www.avilatx.com/
Apr. 2, 2014

Anastasia Khvorova, PhD

Professor, RNA Therapeutics Institute, UMMS

How to start a company out of graduate school: the story of Dharmacon

http://dharmacon.gelifesciences.com/about-dharmacon/

http://profiles.umassmed.edu/Profiles/display/132412

 

 

 

Mar. 31, 2016