Agenda 2012

10:00 am – 10:30 am


10:30 am – 12:00 pm

University Presentations

Track 1: Life Sciences: Biotech

  • OnCyte/Celdara Medical: Dartmouth Medical School
  • Benevir: New York University
  • Genetically Engineered Therapeutic Botulinum Neurotoxins: New York University
  • 13therapeautics: OHSU
  • Antibodies Targeting a Cell-Surface Receptor With a Unique Profile of Activity on Eosinophils and Mast Cells: Johns Hopkins


Track 2: Information Technology

  • Synthetic Cognition Visual Search Engine: Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • RF Test Labs: New York University
  • RightCare Solutions: University of Pennsylvania
  • BayesRun: University of Pittsburgh
  • Digital Subcarrier Cross-connection for Flexible Optical Networking: University of Kansas


Track 3: Life Sciences: Med Tech

  • Rubitection Inc., Technology for Early Pressure Ulcer Detection: Carnegie Mellon University
  • Rapid Point-of-Care Identification of Antibiotic Susceptibility and Resistance Biomarker: Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Seeing the Invisible with Label-Free Microscopy: Harvard University
  • Endoscopic Laser Scalpel: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Curing Tracheal Stenosis: University of Kansas
  • Wireless Pulse Oximeter for Real-Time Intraoperative Use: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


12:00 – 1:30 pm

Breakout lunch sessions (attendees to pick up boxed lunch and go to room of choice for interactive lunches)

  • Negotiating Terms for University Spinouts: Kingsley Taft, Goodwin Procter
  • Resourceful Entrepreneurs: Bilal Zuberi, General Catalyst Partners
  • Company Building around Life Science Technology — Investor and CEO Perspectives: Ankit Mahadevia and Bruce Booth, Atlas Venture

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm


Track 1: Energy

  • thermoaura: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Electrochemical Flow Capacitor: Drexel University
  • SolidEnergy: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Vicinity Sensor: Utah State University
  • Nano Organic Hybrid Materials (“NOHMs”) for High-Energy Batteries: Cornell University


Track 2: Information Technology

  • eButton: University of Pittsburgh
  • Next Generation Small Cells for 3G/4G Cellular Systems: Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Willpath: Boston University
  • EyeVerify Mobile Biometrics: University of Missouri Kansas City
  • Low-Noise Global Shutter Pixel System for CMOS Image Sensors: Shizuoka University


Track 3: Life Sciences: Biotech

  • BioDais, Inc.: Harvard University
  • Structurally Interacting RNA – sxRNA: State University of New York at Albany
  • Controlling Infections via Quorum Sensing: University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • Natriuretic Peptides for Treatment of Cardiometabolic Syndrome: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  • Translational Application of Novel Withanolides for the Treatment of Advanced and Drug-
  • Resistant Cancers: University of Kansas Medical Center


3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Networking Cocktail Hour