Experimenting with Life: Entrepreneurship for Scientists

Speaker: Terence Russell, President and CEO of Makoto Life Sciences, former BU Physics Ph.D.

When: May 27, 2010 (Thu), 12:00PM to 01:30PM (add to my calendar)
Location: SCI 352

This event is part of the Women in Physics Events.

An entrepreneur and scientist, Dr. Russell is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Makoto Life Sciences, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the identification of the targets of pharmaceutically active small molecules and the elucidation of their mechanisms of action. Dr. Russell is also a founder of Critical Biologics Corporation, a critical care pharmaceuticals company. Previously, Dr. Russell was the Managing Partner of Vevionics, LLC, an engineering research and design company that developed innovative technologies for industrial process control and measurement. He was also the founder of LifeBeam Technologies, Inc., a high-speed genomics technology company where he was the inventor of LifeBeam’s patented core DNA sequencing technology. In addition to his entrepreneurial efforts, Dr. Russell has conducted research at Harvard University and Boston University on a wide range of topics, from detectors for biological warfare agents to genetically engineered proteins used in anti-counterfeiting applications. Dr. Russell is also the Managing Partner of Zensei Analytics, LLC, a Boston-based new venture creation and consulting company. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from Boston University.

Everyone is welcome. Please respond at doodle.com before Tuesday May25th.