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Tuesday, June 26 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Starting a Company – Why it’s Personal LIMITED SEATING

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You can say that entrepreneurs are risk takers – starting a company can easily be compared to tipping over the edge of a black diamond ski slope. But what makes the often times daunting journey as an entrepreneur worth it? Come hear the origin stories of some of SD’s rising stars in biotech, and learn about their successes, challenges, and what it takes to “make it” in the world of healthcare.

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Mike Krenn

President, SDVG

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Stephanie Culler

CEO, Persephone Biome
As co-founder and CEO of Persephone Biome, Stephanie oversees the company’s strategic growth and directs the discovery, and product development platforms of the company. Dr. Culler has over seven years of industrial experience in synthetic biology as a senior scientist at Genomatica... Read More →
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Travis Stiles

CEO, Novoron Bioscience
Novoron Bioscience is developing novel therapeutic approaches to address disorders of the central nervous system. Dr. Stiles has spent the last decade studying the mechanisms underlying regenerative failure in the central nervous system (CNS). His work led to discoveries of novel... Read More →
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Ping Yeh

CEO, StemoniX
Ping Yeh is CEO and cofounder of StemoniX, a company that makes human brains to enable medicines to be safer and more effective. The company helps the world’s leading therapeutic companies design new medicines faster and more accurately and reduce animal testing, and  partners... Read More →

Tuesday June 26, 2018 3:15pm - 4:15pm PDT
Golden Hall - Breakout A