Bioscience Careers

October 15, 2014

‘Master Class’ on Life Science Startups

Thursday, December 4th, 2014
5pm-6pm in HSB T-747

Robert Masterson, Ph.D.

Entrepreneur in Residence – Center for Commercialization, University of Washington
Board Director – Prevencio, Inc.

View Dr. Masterson’s talk here.

Startup life science companies provide important opportunities for bioscience Ph.D. graduates, allowing, for example, possible contributions that may change the way medicine is performed. It starts with a great idea, followed by an effective research and development strategy. Communicating a clear vision about a large, unmet medical or scientific need with diverse stakeholders is essential. Robert Masterson will discuss his experience as a life science startup CEO and cofounder of Tessera Diagnostics (now Onconome) and Prevencio, and will share new company strategies including: a) Ideation, b) Company Formation, c) Launch, d) Traction and e) Exit Strategy.