The Duke Entrepreneurial Experience: The Journey from Idea to Impact

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Hosted by Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative Contact Host

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Register By: Wednesday, September 17 at 4:30PM

Ticket Information

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Event Description

Panel Discussions

The members of the first panel will share stories and lessons learned from their experiences with innovation and entrepreneurship. The second panel will discuss the various resources available at Duke for those interested in creating a business.


Working as a Faculty Entrepreneur: Our Stories 

  • Donald McDonnell, PhD, Glaxo-Wellcome Professor of MCB and Chairman, Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology; Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine    

  • Jeff Glass, PhD, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering 

  • Bradi Granger, PhD, Associate Professor, Duke School of Nursing and Director, Heart Center Nursing
    Research Program

  •  Jodi McAuliffe, MFA, Chair of Theater Studies, Professor of the Practice of Theater Studies and Slavic and Eurasian Studies

  • Moderated by Bruce Sullenger, PhD, director, Duke Translational Research Institute (DTRI), Professor of Surgery, Duke School of Medicine


The Landscape of Translational Support Services 

  • Jon Fjeld, PhD,Professor of the Practice, Fuqua School of Business 

  • Barry Myers, MD, PhD,Dept. of Biomedical Engineering and Office of Licensing and Ventures      

  • Victoria Christian, COO,Duke Translational Research Institute 

  • Kip Frey, JD, Director, Law and Entrepreneurship Program, Duke Law School   

  • Moderated by Eric Toone, PhD, Vice Provost and Director of Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative, Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Biochemistry


Reception 6:00-7:00 p.m.

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