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Grantsmanship Training Event: Agenda

8:30 a.m.

Registration Desk Opens


Welcome and Introduction

Ken Tindall, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Science and Business Development, NC Biotechnology Center

9:15 a.m.

The DoD Funding Process: From Innovation to Implementation of Ideas with the DoD

Julie Lucas, Ph.D.
Principal Scientist
MRI Global Research Institute

1330 Piccard Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 361-4012

10:00 a.m.

Networking Break

10:15 a.m.


Lessons Learned - Finding a way to DoD Funding

Moderator: Mary Beth Thomas, Ph.D.
Vice President, Centers of Innovation Program,
NC Biotechnology Center


Eric Elbogen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Christopher Rhea, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina - Greensboro
Advancing Military Health: The UNCG Star Project  

Joseph DaCorta
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Entegrion

Cari Green, MBA, CFCM, PMP
Associate Director, Contracts and Grants
Novan Therapeutics

11:15 a.m.


Maria Rapoza, Ph.D.
Vice President, Science and Technology Development,
NC Biotechnology Center

11:30 a.m.


12:00 p.m.