ORGANIZERS

Advisory Board

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Abby Trotter
Owner Hall Strategies, Executive Director Life Science Tennessee

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Allan Daisley
Director of Entrepreneurship & Sustainability Memphis Bioworks Foundation

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James Bell, MBA
Commercialization and Operations Executive Medical Devices and Digital Health,
Entrepreneurship Director Life Science Tennessee

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Michael Hoffmeyer
Director Crews Center for Entrepreneurship at University of Memphis

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Richard Magid
Vice President University of Tennessee Research Foundation, Board of Directors -Life Science Tennessee, Mentor – ZeroTo510

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Isaac Rodriguez, PhD
Co Founder, CEO/CSO– SweetBio, Inc

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Alex Cate
Consultant– Hall Strategies

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Chadwick Lynnis Riggs
Technology Transfer Marketing Associate– St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Organizing Team

Life Science Tennessee, Mid-South Academic Alliance

Executive Director Kamalika Mukherjee, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Outreach Director Christopher Gehrmann Masters Student University of Memphis
Entrepreneurism Director Parimal Samir, PhD Postdoctoral Research Associate St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Policy Director
Raju Rayavarapu, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Visual Communications Director Kimbra Turner, PhD Postdoctoral Research Associate St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Events Director
Kirby Wallace
Doctoral Candidate University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Career Development Director Viraj Ichhaporia Doctoral Candidate St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital[/caption]
Sponsorship Director Pradyumna Baviskar, DVM, MVSc, PhD Postdoctoral Research Associate St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital[/caption]
Institutional Liason Samit Ganguly Graduate Research Assistant St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Institutional Liason Giri Kumar Chandaka, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Institutional Liason Isaac Rodriguez, PhD Co Founder, CEO/CSO SweetBio, Inc
Institutional Liason Jessica Taveau Director of Marketing and Communications Memphis Bioworks Foundation
Volunteer Aditi Postdoctoral Research Associate St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital