Careers in Biotech Entrepreneurship
Date - 28/05/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Medical Sciences Building, Room 2173, 1 King's College Circle, Toronto , Ontario
Careers Seminar Series
Date: Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: Medical Science Building – Room 2173
Think about starting your own biotech company? Join us today to hear from speakers who will share their experience at as Biotech Entrepreneurs
Guest for this seminar:
Leo Wan, PhD, CEO Ranomics
Leo Wan is the CEO and co-founder at Ranomics, a functional genomics company providing custom reagents and screening tools for enabling transformative discoveries in synthetic biology and drug discovery. At Ranomics, Leo is leading the charge on building new tools and workflows for making biological discoveries faster and easier. Prior to Ranomics, Leo completed his Ph.D in the Department of Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto, where his work was recognized by multiple awards including the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
Dr. Ralph Christian Delos Santos, PhD, Co-Founder BioFect Innovations
Christian is a co-founder of BioFect Innovations—a Toronto-based synthetic biology startup. Christian is an alumnus of Ryerson University where he received his BSc in Biology in 2012. With an inherent curiosity for scientific knowledge and research, Christian then pursued a PhD degree in Molecular Science at Ryerson University, where he studied the molecular basis of ‘endocytosis’—a cellular process by which materials enter the cell. During his graduate studies, Christian developed his skills as a researcher and was inspired to apply his scientific training to real-world problems, co-founding BioFect in 2017. He obtained his PhD in 2018 and is also currently working as a genetics consultant at Lifelabs Genetics.
Dr. Linda Zhao, PhD, Strategic Partnerships Manager at Cyclica Inc.
***Note: Ticket for U of T students and trainees are free and available to logged in users.***