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UGA Startup Stories: Lynkogen, Inc.

The Innovation Gateway Startup Stories seminar series in October will feature Arun Swaminathan, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Lynkogen, Inc., a pre-clinical stage biotechnology startup company developing protein-based pharmaceuticals for the treatment of obesity, fatty liver, and other metabolic diseases.

10/25/2017
When: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Noon to 1:00PM
Where: Center for Applied Genetic Technologies, Room 128/130
111 Riverbend Road
Athens, Georgia  30602
United States
Contact: Tina Christie
706.542.1404

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The Innovation Gateway Startup Stories seminar series in October will feature Arun Swaminathan, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Lynkogen, Inc., a pre-clinical stage biotechnology startup company developing protein-based pharmaceuticals for the treatment of obesity, fatty liver, and other metabolic diseases.

Arun Swaminathan, Ph.D., is an industry leader who is passionate about bringing new options to patients through the strategic commercialization of innovative medicines. He brings over 18 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry across commercial, business development and clinical roles. While at Bristol Myers Squibb, he shaped the early commercial strategy for several cardiovascular and metabolic assets, drove the growth of in-line brands, and led the commercial assessment of several successful in-licensing opportunities. Earlier in his career, Swaminathan led the development of products in the diabetes, thrombosis, and obesity therapeutic areas. More recently, he was the Head of marketing for the clinical business at Covance. Swaminathan received his Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences from the University of Pittsburgh and is a graduate of the marketing management program from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided.

RSVP to Tina Christie at tina@uga.edu or 706-542-0796.

Event Details
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Center for Applied Genetic Technologies, Room 128/130
111 Riverbend Road, Athens, GA 30602

The Innovation Gateway Startup Stories provides a monthly forum where entrepreneurs and founders of university-grown startup companies can share their insights and experiences in creating and cultivating new ventures. The Startup Stories seminar series provides excellent opportunities to network with like-minded entrepreneurs and learn firsthand about the legal, financial, and organizational challenges startup companies often face during their formation. Topics range from starting a business and funding strategies to obstacles, challenges, and lessons learned.


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