Register Now! 2020 NIH/National Cancer Institute Technology Showcase: September 9th




Noon - 12:30 PM, EST U.S. - Welcome & Keynote

12:30 - 1:25 PM - Technology Session One1:30 - 2:25 PM - Panel Session One (breakout)

Panel 1: How to Attract Investors and Funding for Your Company
Moderator: Elizabeth Cho-Fertikh, Ph.D.  MEDA Angels, ECF BioSolutions
Panelists: Elizabeth Good Mazhari, MS, Maryland Venture Fund
Aprile Pilon, Ph.D., APCBio Innovations, Inc.
Arti Santhanam, Ph.D., Maryland Innovation Fund, TEDCO


Panel 2: Partnering with the NCI and FNL to Advance Innovation to Benefit your Pipeline and Your Bottom-line
Moderator: Vladimir Popov, Ph.D., FNL Partnership Development Office
Panelists: Kathleen Carroll, Ph.D., NCI Technology Transfer Center
Serguei Kozlov, Ph.D., MBA,  NCI CCR, Center for Advanced Preclinical Research: Preclinical Technology and Optimization


2:30 - 3:25 PM - Technology Transfer Ambassadors Program (TTAP)
Virtual Poster Session


3:30 - 4:20 PM - Technology Session Two


4:25 – 5:15 PM - Panel Session Two (breakout)

Panel 3: Non-dilutive Funding Sources for Startups 
Moderator: Heather Gramm, CEcD, Strategic Industries and Entrepreneurship, Maryland Department of Commerce
Christie Caneria, Ph.D. NCI SBIR
Javeed Froozan, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Ulyana V. Desiderio, Ph.D., BioHealth and Life Sciences at Maryland Department of Commerce 


Panel 4: Leveraging Incubators and Accelerators to Speed Tech Licensing and Commercialization
Moderator: Kathie Callahan Brady, Frederick Innovative Technology Center Inc. (FITCI)
Panelists: Xiaonao Liu, Ph.D., Nanobiofab
Sue E. Carr RPh., CarrTech LLC


Learn more: 2020 Technology Showcase




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Chris McDonald

Chris McDonald, Vice President of Manufacturing, Kite Pharma



Genoveffa Franchini, M.D. NCI CCR Vaccine Branch

Javed Khan, M.D. NCI CCR, Genetics Branch

Benjamin Madej, Ph.D., Data Scientist, Accelerating Therapeutics for Opportunities in Medicine (ATOM), FNL

Stavroula Mili, Ph.D., NCI CCR, Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology

Uma Mudunuri M.S., Advanced Biomedical Computational Science, FNL

Udo Rudloff, M.D., Ph.D. NCI CCR Pediatric Oncology Branch

Stephan Stern, Ph.D., DABT Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory

Brad St. Croix, Ph.D. NCI CCR, Mouse Cancer Genetics Program

Zhengping Zhuang, M.D., Ph.D. NCI CCR, Neuro-Oncology Branch