Professor Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, a leading researcher in the field of biomedical engineering, will be speaking on Biomedical Entrepreneurship this coming Wednesday, March 21 at Columbia University.
Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic is the Mikati Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Medical Sciences and is the Director of the Laboratory for Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering at Columbia University. She was recently inducted into the National Academy of Engineering, and is also a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Professor Vunjak-Novakovic received her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Belgrade.
Presenting with Professor Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic is Dr. Yiannis Monovoukas; chairman, president, and chief executive officer of TEI Biosciences Inc., a privately held regenerative medicine company that develops novel biologic products for a broad spectrum of soft tissue repair, reinforcement, and reconstruction applications. Dr. Monovoukas holds an MS and PhD in chemical engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
To learn more about this Wednesday's lecture and stem cell research at Columbia University, click here.