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University of Southern California, Michelson Building (1st Floor)

1002 Childs Way · Los Angeles, ca

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Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience (MCB) R101

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Biotech Entrepreneurship Coalition aims to increase entrepreneurship education for biomedical scientists in LA.
The BEC is led by Biotech Connection Los Angeles (BCLA) and Lab Launch Inc and includes Health Tech Engineering at USC (HTE@USC), BioCom, The City of Los Angeles, LAEDC, and more[masked]

In this session, Nardo and Wen will introduce the many different ways that Data Science and AI are being used by Bio Researchers, Biotech Entrepreneurs, and Pharma. They will also discuss relevant Data Ownership, Data Monetization, Privacy and AI Ethics issues.

We hope this session will spark ideas for your own research exploration and entrepreneurial endeavors.

12:45-1pm Registration & Lunch provided
1-2pm Seminar Talk and Q&A
2pm Networking

@ USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience (MCB) R101

EventBrite RSVP is required to attend this lunch seminar (Free)[masked]

Nardo Manaloto, CEO at CATALAIZE
Nardo Manaloto has been Founder, CTO, and Chief Product Officer for many med tech startups that developed products involving Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Audio Signal Processing, Natural Language Processing, and Smart Devices with Embedded Algorithms. He also has 25 years of management and consulting experience in solving healthcare challenges using innovation, user centered design, technology architectures, and data life cycle management.

Wen Dombrowski, MD, MBA, Chief Convergence Officer at CATALAIZE
Dr. Dombrowski is a geriatrics physician executive with a unique perspective in bridging clinical, technical, business, design, ethics and policy expertise. Her background in molecular biology and bioinformatics has evolved into the analysis and use of data across many different biomedical, business, and other uses. She also helps startups with their data strategy to create new products, deliver more value to users, and increase company valuation.