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lab rats to unicorns
e.029: okay… like… this is really really BIG!!! Dr. Dennis Liotta is the physical manifestation of true diligence, dedication, & commitment. Liotta obtained his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the City University of New York in 1974. following this, he dedicated himself to drug discovery & is recognized as “one of the premier discoverers of novel therapeutics in the United States.” he is noted as authoring over 300 peer-reviewed articles, holds the inventorship to over 100 patents, his innovations have created at least 18 life-saving FDA treatments, & has co-founded more than 10 pharmaceutical companies. notably, Liotta’s research has been truly innovative in furthering HIV/AIDS research; Emory University Office of Technology Transfer estimates that 95% of people living with HIV/AIDS have taken a drug co-invented by Dr. Liotta!!! woah.. like really… woah… we are truly so lucky to be able to discuss his research & dedicated experience in drug discovery on this episode!!!
e.030: Evonne Sepsis dedicates herself to the continued growth of the life sciences ecosystem. Sepsis received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and her MBA from the Yale School of Management. She started her career in investment banking at Salomon Brothers, was then the head of investment banking at Susquehanna Financial Group, and was Managing Director at C.E. Unterberg, Towbin. In 2008, Sepsis founded ESC Advisors, an investment bank focused on emerging companies in the life sciences ecosystem. Throughout Sepsis' notable career, she has advised clients on both M&A deals and capital raises., and we are excited to talk to her about how she did it and who she is!
e.031: we’re honestly taken aback by this one… truly in awe… Nakia Melecio is truly a leader, uniquely juxtaposing his skills to help researchers commercialize in the sciences. Melecio received his B.A in Cognitive Science & a Master’s in education/teaching, learning & educational technology from Ashford University before receiving his Ph.D. from The University of Arizona Global Campus. Melecio is currently a senior research faculty member at Georgia Institute of Technology, an adjunct faculty professor at Morehouse School of Medicine, energy I-Corps instructor, & more. he volunteers as an inclusive tech entrepreneurship program (ITEP) mentor at Georgia Tech, ad-hoc proposal reviewer at the National Science Foundation, & mentor defense innovation accelerator at National Security Innovation Network. he has swathes of experience that we are so lucky to be able to delve into during this episode!!!
e.032...lol like how are some people just... able 2 do everything... like omg... Kyyah Abdul is a multi-talented and deeply passionate leader in public health who has not gone unnoticed!!! Abdul received her Bachelor's from the University of New Haven in Biology concentrated in Pre-Medical Studies and her Master's in Public Health from Charles R. Drew University concentrated in urban healthcare disparities. abdul has had a lengthy and notable career in regulatory aairs,,, working at institutions and organizations such as Yale University, Genentech/Roche, Pfizer, Amgen and Bristol Meyer Squibb (omg??). She founded (yeah. that too) Career Savage,,, a platform providing college students with career advice. Abdul recently released her book, The Prepared Graduate, dedicated to "helping students and young professionals navigate their road to ultimate career success." (tysm) it is truly truly such an honor to discuss how she has balanced her career with her other accolades !!