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lab rats to unicorns
e.025: dr. meesha dogan's commitment to entrepreneurship is genuinely, like actually unparalleled & laudable!!! dogan received both a joint bachelor's and master's in chemical engineering and a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from the University of Iowa. upon leaving Iowa in 2017,,, Dogan co-founded Cardio Diagnostics, where she now acts as CEO and co-founder. in 2021,,, FLIK named her one of their Womxn Entrepreneurs to Watch. Dogan shares with us the importance of preventative care, where the idea for her company came from, & more in this super fun episode!!!
e.026: Dr. Robert Carnahan received his BS in Biology and BS in Psychology from Indiana University, jumped into the industry, working for Eli Lilly in both the US and France, then he came back to academia as a researcher at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, France. He completed his Ph.D. in Cell Biology at Vanderbilt University and his post-doc in the laboratory of Al Reynolds, Ph.D. In 2006, he was appointed as Director of the Vanderbilt Antibody and Protein Resource (VAPR). In addition to directing the VAPR, Dr. Carnahan is an Associate Professor in the Cancer Biology, Faculty director of the Management and Entrepreneurship for Scientists program, a member of the Medical School admissions IAC committee, and is a faculty instructor for both M.D. and Ph.D. training programs. In 2010 he co-founded the Antibody-Technologies Research Group.
e.023: this is a super fun one!!! this week’s episode features Dr. Jim Audia,,, a deeply intelligent & passionate scientist! after receiving his bachelor’s & Ph.D in chemistry from the University of South Carolina, Audia did his postdoc at Yale University!!! he has flourished throughout his decades-long professional career, notably working at Eli Lilly & Constellation Pharmaceuticals for ten years each. audia also consults for a number of biotech companies,,, such as Ribon Therapeutics & Karuna Therapeutics! he sits on numerous scientific & philanthropic boards & was the former executive director of the Chicago Biomedical Consortium!!! we are so excited to have Dr. Audia discuss his work in medicinal chemistry this week, a subject he has undoubtedly dedicated himself and his life to!
e.024...okay… this one is honestly,,, soso exciting… like,,, dr. Shana Kelley is a highly driven and passionate scientist and intellectual!!! Kelley received her B.S from Seton Hall University and promptly pursued her graduate and doctoral studies at the California Insitute of Technology!!! Kelley's work in academia is outstanding and noteworthy; she has been a professor at the University of Toronto for sixteen years and is the Neena B. Schwartz Professor of Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University. additionally, she is a founder of two companies, Arma Biosciences and CTRL Therapeutics, and sits on the board of numerous biotechnology companies. (wow!!!) in this episode,,, we are honored to listen to Kelley discuss her companies,,, her new position at Northwestern, the life sciences ecosystem, and sm more!!!