Industrial Lectures 2016

Unit: Technologies for RNA Therapeutics
Guest Lecturers: Prof. Craig Martin & Jesse Chen, Principal Scientist
Affiliations: UMass Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology / Moderna Therapeutics
Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Instructor: Wei-Lih Lee
Unit: Design and Evolution of Protein Therapeutics
Guest Lecturers: Tim Edmunds, Vice President Therapeutic Protein Research
Affiliations: Genzyme
Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016
Instructor: Scott C. Garman
Unit: The Research Laboratory within IVF Clinics.
Guest Lecturer: Assoc. ProfNikica Zaninovic, MS, PhD, HCLD, ELD
Director, Embryology Lab, Weill Cornell Medicine
Affiliation: The Revolution of ART (Assistive Reproductive Technologies)
Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Instructor: Rafael Fissore
Unit: Future of Gene Editing & Gene Therapy
Guest Lecturer: Bill Lundberg, CSO
Affiliation: CRISPR Therapeutics
Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Instructor: Tom Maresca
Unit: Careers in Biotech: Focus on Biological Engineering Startups
Guest Lecturer: Nate Tedford, Test Pipeline Architect
Affiliation: Gingko Bioworks
Date: Thursday, April 14, 2016
Instructor: Michael Henson
Unit: Technologies for targeted protein/RNA/drug delivery
Guest Lecturer: Mark Tracy, Biopharma Product Development Consultant
Affiliations: Tracy Bioconsulting
Date: Thursday, April 21, 2016
Instructor: S Thai Thayumanavan