How to be Profitable in Science- From the Bench to the Boardroom (EVENT)
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From the Bench to the Boardroom: How to Make Profit in Science
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The speaker panel includes:
- Date: Thursday, January 14th
- Time: 6-8 PM
- Location: Red Seminar Room, Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research (CCBR)
- Address: University of Toronto, 160 College Street
- Refreshments will be provided.
Dr. Ameer Taha, Chief Scientific Officer, Certo Labs Inc.
Ameer Taha invented the science and chemistry for Certo’s product. He was responsible for developing novel chemical methods that allow scientists to extract samples more accurately in less time. Ameer’s work was awarded the $100,000 Martin Wallmsley scholarship by the Ontario Centers of Excellence.
Currently, he is responsible for testing Certo's technology in live laboratory settings and collaborating with key industry players in the analytical lab market.
Ameer received his PhD in Pharmacology from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto in 2009. He holds a MSc in Nutrition and a HBSc in Biology from the University of Toronto. Currently, he is working on a second start-up called Gradconnect Inc. which aims to help fellow graduate students find employment.
Dr. Bill Milgram, CEO and Founder of Cancog, and Professor at the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough
Bill is an expert in the neural circuitry involved in stress responses. His research activity centres on the brain's response to seizures and the effect of aging on cognition and brain structure. Professor Milgram's research is supported by very large grants from the National Institute of Aging (USA) and NSERC with additional industrial support from Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. He has published 84 papers, edited a book on "Neuroplasticity, Learning and Behaviour', and is writing a textbook on 'Behavioural Neuroscience' for Prentice Hall. He is part of a large research group with Professor Cotman at the University of California at Irvine and Professor Muggenberg at the Loveland Research Institute in New Mexico that is involved in a long term analysis of aging and cognitive decline.
Lahav is the CEO and founder of Kangaroo Design Inc., a Toronto based Product Development firm offering services to the medical devices/diagnostic industries, operating in Canada, Europe, Israel and the Far East. Kangaroo works with some of the leading medical device and high tech innovators in Canada such as: IMRIS, Axela Biosensors, PreMD, Ultrasonix, Traxtal, Vivosonic, Creo-Kodak, OceanWorks, Exceed Biomedical, fSona communications and others, and has business relationships with organizations such as Siemens Medical Solutions in Erlangen, Germany and MaRS DD Innovation Center in Toronto.
Participating Organizations and Companies
Hart House Investment Club