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Wendell Orphe, Founder & CEO – PhenoXpress What does PhenoXpress do? Wendell: PhenoXpress provides genetic testing for cannabis cultivators across the US, in legalized markets. We provide sex testing and pathogen testing. Q: Why is it important? It’s important for the cultivators to find out information very early on. For example, when you germinate seedsRead more
Yangling Wang – Scientist, FireCyte Therapeutics Q: What kind of work do you do at FireCyte? Yangling: We study neurodegenerative disease in the eye. Basically, I use cultured cells, cell lines and also some pluripotent stem cells and we mimic the neurodegenerative condition. Then, we give our treatment drug and see if we can rescueRead more
Jeff DeFrank – Lab Operations Manager, North Shore InnoVentures Q: What you do here at InnoVentures? Jeff: My job is to keep things rolling and moving. It could be several different things depending on the day. It’s a dynamic situation. Q: What does that really mean? It means I have to parcel my time intoRead more
Peter Steeves – Plastics Engineer, Radical Plastics Q: How did you first become involved at Radical Plastics? Peter: The way we met is kind of cool. Radical Plastics had outsourced the material compounding to UMass Lowell (UML). As part of my summer research, I was running the extruder they were using. We were helping themRead more
Harry McCoy – Chairman & Co Founder, North Shore InnoVentures Q: Why did you start NSIV? Harry: I moved here for the first time in 2001 to take over as President and COO of a biotech company that’s here in the Cummings Center. I immediately thought it was a fabulous area – the North ShoreRead more
Harry Shain, Research Associate – Glycologix Q: What does Glycologix do? Harry: We are creating a polymer-based therapeutic for bladder disease called Interstitial Cystitis. We do this by taking a small starting polymer and cross linking it with itself to create a larger polymer. Then we’re able to attach reactive groups to the outside ofRead more
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