Programs - Where Big Ideas Emerge

Our ongoing programs are run in collaboration with our Boards, Committees, and Community Partners, whose insights help us shape intriguing Webinars, Roundtables, and Symposia. Active Advisory Boards, Committees, and Community Partners are providing busy researchers, engineers, and data scientists with valuable opportunites to appreciate diverse perspectives.

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Program Chairs

Fortunately, a passionate group of professionals is chairing and developing our ongoing programs. These are focused on connecting cross-functional communities, nurturing collaboration, and spotlighting important issues surrounding the development of the regional/international biotech cluster. Click Program Below for More

Rare Disease Symposium

Antonio Molina-Pachon, Ph.D., Founder and CEO - Advanced Medical Projects
David Zuckerman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology - Iona College

Roundtable for Researchers

Glen Prusky, Ph.D.Lab Director - Burke Medical Research Institute
Eileen Geoghegan, Ph.D.Research Fellow - Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Young Investigators

Doreen Badheka, Ph.D., Program Director - Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Neha Nigam, Ph.D.Strategy Program Manager - HITLAB Healthcare Innovation Lab

Virtual Executive in Residence Program

Keith Safian, CEO - Safian & Company
Daniel PotockiFounder/CEO - Finis Ventures

Roundtable: Educators and Employers

Carla Romney, D.Sc.Associate Dean for STEM and Pre-health Education - Fordham University
Amy AllenVice President - Westchester County Association

Roundtable: Building the Biotech Cluster

Sarah EpifanoBusiness Development Director - Skanska USA
Patricia Ardigo, First Vice President - CBRE Life Sciences Group

Roundtable: Intellectual Property

Scott Locke, Esq., Partner & Chair of the Intellectual Property Department - Dorf & Nelson
Christopher Palermo, Esq., Partner - Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP

Consortium on Translational Research in the Microbiome

Keith Bostian, Ph.D., CEO - Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship
Eric Vieira, Ph.D., Director, Special Research Programs - City University of New York
Joanne Gere, Executive Director - Westchester Biotech Project

Tauopathy Colloquium

Barry Jordan, M.D., Assistant Medical Director - Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

Investors Forum

Michael WellingCo-founder - Westchester Biotech Project