This session will be led by Misti Ushio, CEO of TARA Biosystems.
About this Event
Dr. Ushio will share her journey from academia to startups, including some of the key decision points along the way. She will also discuss her experience founding TARA. TARA generates human relevant data to enable faster, safer, & more accurate development of new treatments. Their platform can reduce cost & increase the success of important new medicines reaching patients.
About the speaker:
Misti Ushio, PhD. is the founding CEO of TARA. Dr. Ushio has over 20 years of experience in the biotechnology & pharmaceutical industry, & early stage life science company building. Dr. Ushio has served most recently as Chief Strategy Officer & Managing Director of Harris & Harris Group, where she worked with, & invested in, life science companies to help them translate their transformational science into commercially successful companies.
Earlier in her career, Dr. Ushio held management roles at Merck & Company, where she developed vaccines & biologics products, & Columbia University, where she managed the intellectual property of several scientific & engineering portfolios.
She graduated from Johns Hopkins University (B.S., Chemical Engineering), Lehigh University (M.S., Chemical Engineering) & University College London (Ph.D., Biochemical Engineering). She also serves as a Director on the Boards of private & public life science companies.
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