How are scientific breakthroughs translated into solutions for unmet medical needs? How does a fundamental discovery in biology lead to the development of first-in-class therapeutics? What are the opportunities and challenges in the pathways to commercialization?Join the MIT Sloan Club of San Diego and MIT Club of San Diego at a Distinguished Speaker Seminar on Thursday, March 4, featuring Dr. Paul Schimmel, PhD '66, a renowned biophysical chemist, pioneer in genomics and cell biology, and groundbreaking biotech entrepreneur. Dr. Schimmel will share stories highlighting a number of his major contributions to science, their translation into medicines, and observations about the path to their commercialization. We are pleased to announce that the Event Moderator will be MIT Sloan Alumnus, Santosh Vetticaden, M.D., Ph.D., EMBA '15, CEO and Co-Founder of Visgenx, Inc.
Agenda (Pacific Time)
5:00 pm Welcome and Introduction
5:05 pm Featured Speaker
5:40 pm Audience Q&A