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Portrait of Michael Kline

Michael Kline, PhD

Director of Research Translation
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

  • Industry and academic research and product development
  • 15 years facilitating academic/industry/investor partnerships
Portrait of Andrew Kant

Andrew Kant, MS

Director, FastTraCS
NC TraCS Institute

  • 10 years entrepreneurship, project management, resource/funding coordination
    Academic research commercialization, drug discovery, Medtech
Portrait of Jon Collins

Jon Collins, PhD

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

  • 20 years drug discovery experience, from therapeutic target selection to clinical proof of concept
  • 9 years experience with academia-industry drug discovery collaborations
Portrait of Alex Abuin

Alex Abuin, PhD

Asst. Director for Translational Studies
ESOP Institute for Innovation

  • 20 years pharma and biotech experience, from therapeutic target ID and validation up to IND-enabling studies
  • Target and technology assessment
Portrait of Jennifer Brennan

Jennifer Brennan, PhD

Director, Office of Research
School of Medicine

  • 13 years research admin and leadership experience
  • Project management, team building, and resource coordination