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Sciences

The BIW17 Sciences Conference will bring together a variety of people including academic professionals, entrepreneurs, scientists, investors, policy makers and more. Local experts will come together to discuss current and future breakthroughs from Baltimore's sciences community. End the day with a happy hour and meet some of the speakers and fellow attendees.

Track Day Events

  • Health & Sciences Roundtable

    Participate in an intimate conversation with a curated group of entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers, academics and leaders to discuss plans for the future and steps to get there.

    Wednesday, October 4, 4:00pm–5:30pm
  • Explore Baltimore Sciences

    Local experts will come together to discuss current and future breakthroughs from Baltimore's sciences community.

    Wednesday, October 4, 5:30pm–7:30pm
  • Sciences Happy Hour

    Network with fellow industry leaders in the Sciences sector and celebrate the BIW17 Sciences Conference.

    Wednesday, October 4, 7:30pm–8:30pm

Speakers

  • Abigail McElhinny

    Abigail McElhinny

    Dr. Abigail McElhinny joined Personal Genome Diagnostics as Senior Vice President, Research & Development and Operations in May 2016 from Ventana Medical Systems (Roche Tissue Diagnostics), where she held a number of different roles of increasing responsibilities. At Ventana, Abigail held

  • Miriam Boer

    Miriam Boer

    Dr. Miriam Boer is the founder of Sonify Biosciences, an ultrasound-based hyperthermia device company based in the Alexandria LaunchLabs incubator in New York City. Dr. Boer founded Sonify Biosciences in 2012 after receiving her PhD in biochemistry from the University of Maryland College Park, where she

    @mademoiselleMim
  • Joanna Guo

    Joanna Guo

    Joanna Guo is a sophomore at Johns Hopkins University, where she is double majoring in Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science and minoring in Applied Math and Statistics.

  • Shrenik Jain

    Shrenik Jain

    Founder, Shrenik was motivated to work on Sunrise Health after watching fellow first responders struggle with PTSD and substance use issues in silence due to the social stigma surrounding getting help. After meeting Ravi while at Johns Hopkins, he decided to put his undergraduate education on hold to

  • Emily English

    Emily English

    Emily P. English is the Chief Product Officer and Interim President of Gemstone Biotherapeutics, LLC. In this role, she will lead Gemstone’s product development plans to bring innovative wound healing technologies from the lab bench into the clinic. She thrives on for working with small teams at the

    @GemThera
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
20 North Pine Street

Track Collaborators

  • ETC
  • Kaiser Permanente

Track Presented by

  • University of Maryland Biopark
  • Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV) FastFoward

Track Supported by

  • Rendia