Tuesday, January 29 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Broad CIRM Center (BCC), BCC 101
1425 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033
Dr. Laura K. Shawver, Ph.D. has been the Chief Executive Officer, President & Director at Synthorx Inc. since November 27, 2017. Dr. Shawver has over 25 years of drug discovery and development experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. She is an experienced biotech executive and has extensive operational, drug development and regulatory expertise. In addition, she has assisted a number of pharmaceutical companies with transition and integration activities following product licensing and acquisition transactions. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Virginia. Dr. Shawver received a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and a B.S. degree in Microbiology, both from the University of Iowa.
Here are some of the positions she has held/still holds:
*About the series: An experienced serial entrepreneur in the biotech space will discuss examples of successes and failures, as well as the biggest challenges facing academic researchers interested in translation.