STATE OF INNOVATION SPEAKER SERIES

THE STATE OF INNOVATION SPEAKER SERIES BRINGS LEADING RESEARCHERS AND INDUSTRY EXPERTS
TO ENGAGE WITH THE CAMPUS COMMUNITY ON CUTTING EDGE SCIENCE TOPICS.

2019-2020: Innovation in Engineering

Speaker Information Coming Soon!

2018-2019: Regenerative Medicine

 

Shenda Baker, PhD

Shenda Baker, PhD

President & COO, Synedgen; Chief Science Officer, Synspira

April 23, 2019, Demo Day keynote: ”The Journey from Academia to Industry: A tale of therapeutic glycopolymers – bench to bedside and lessons learned”

Synedgen website
Synspira website

Presented in collaboration with Polsinelli law firm as part of the 2019 CSU Demo Day Innovation Symposium, and the Graduate School @ Colorado State University.

Anthony Atala, MD

Anthony Atala, MD

Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

February 20, 2019:  “Translational Tissue & Organ Regeneration:  Advances and Future Frontiers”

Faculty website
WFIRM website

Presented in collaboration with the C. Wayne McIlwraith Translational Medicine Institute

Debra Mathews, PhD, MA

Debra Mathews, PhD, MA

Assistant Director for Science Programs, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics;

January 31, 2019:  “Ethics and Technological Convergence: Regenerative Medicine, Whole Genome Sequencing, and CRISPR”

Faculty website
Berman Institute website
Research Gate Profile

Presented in collaboration with the Graduate School, the Provost’s Ethics Colloquium, and the Research Integrity and Compliance Review Office.

Zoobiquity Colorado: Connecting Human and Animal Health through Regenerative Medicine

Zoobiquity Colorado: Connecting Human and Animal Health through Regenerative Medicine

October 5 & 6, 2018:  Zoobiquity Colorado: Connecting Human and Animal Health through Regenerative Medicine

College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University,
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Highlighted: Regenerative Medicine, Aging, Limb Preservation, Childhood Cancers, Auto-Immune Disorders

Zoobiquity Website

Provided group transportation and free student registrations in collaboration with the Graduate School.

2017-2018: CRISPR

 

Stephen Badylak, DVM, PhD, MD

Stephen Badylak, DVM, PhD, MD

Professor, Department of Surgery; Deputy Director, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

April 13, 2018, Demo Day keynote:  “Clinical Translation of Regenerative Medicine: Combining Basic Science with Patient Care”

Faculty/Laboratory website
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine website

Vic Myer, PhD

Vic Myer, PhD

Chief Technology Officer at Editas Medicine

February 21, 2018:  “Perspectives from Industry: Harnessing the Power and Potential of CRISPR to Transform Medicine”

Editas Medicine website

Presented in collaboration with the Office of the Vice President for Research, and the Graduate School.

Rodolphe Barrangou, PhD, MBA

Rodolphe Barrangou, PhD, MBA

Todd R. Klaenhammer Distinguished Professor, NC State University; Editor in Chief at The CRISPR Journal

November 7, 2017:  “The CRISPR craze: exploiting genome editing machines in academia and industry”

Faculty Website
Lab website

Presented in collaboration with the Office of the Vice President for Research, and the Graduate School.

Tara Nealey

Tara Nealey

Intellectual Property Attorney for Polsinelli, PC

October 18, 2017: “Game of Unknowns: The CRISPR Patent Landscape”

Polsinelli website

Dan Voytas, PhD

Dan Voytas, PhD

Professor of Genetics, Cell Biology, & Development, University of Minnesota; Chief Science Officer, Calyxt

July 10, 2017:  “Genome Editing in Rice: Development and Application”

Faculty website
Calyxt website

Presented in collaboration with the Jan Leach Laboratory at Colorado State University.