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Start Me Up: Building a Business from Academic Research

Start Me Up: Building a Business from Academic Research

Tuesday, November 7, 2006

University of California, Berkeley - Chevron Auditorium, International House

Presented By

Presented by the Science Alliance and the Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA) Program


Learn how to shift your science from the ivory tower to the private sector.

Tentative Program
Eureka! Finding the Right Idea and Turning it into a Company:
Peter Fiske, Ph.D., author of To Go Boldly: A Practical Career Guide for Scientists and Put Your Science to Work: A Take-Charge Career Guide for Scientists

From Postdoc to Bioentrepreneur: Avi Spier, Ph.D., Director of Business Development for the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Foundation

Capital Ideas: Current Trends in Venture Capital Investments: Karl D. Handelsman, M.S., M.B.A, Managing Director, CMEA Ventures

From Academic Science to CEO