SBI, in association with SelectBIO, has brought together world leaders in academia and industry to discuss the broader field of cell culture.
Innovator and Entrepreneur, RegenMedix Technologies & RegenMedix Consulting, LL.C, Ph.D., Hon D.Sc., FAHA, FACC, FESC, Sr Member NAI
Dr. Taylor is a dynamic innovator, scientist and entrepreneur and a global thought leader in regenerative medicine. She has published over 180 papers, holds over 30 patents, and is the founder of multiple companies. She has trained hundreds of undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate fellows worldwide in her laboratories in the U.S. and Europe. Although she has held academic positions for over 20 years, she recently founded RegenMedix Consulting LLC to enable academic and commercial enterprises in the regenerative medicine space.
Founder & CEO, ADVA Biotechnology
A well-known international expert in cell therapy with extensive knowledge of the industry. Dr Karnieli is the founder and President of Atvio Biotech, a leading Innovation center for cell and gene therapy. Former VP of Technology & Manufacturing at Pluristem Therapeutics, and the former VP medical device at Goji solutions. Dr Karnieli served as the chair of several industry committees such as the process & product development committee of the International Society for Cellular Therapies, expert member in the ISO TC276 Biotechnology standard committee and the former chair of the science and technology committee of the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine. Furthermore, Dr Karnieli serves as an advisor and board member to several of the lead cell therapy developing companies. Dr Karnieli earned his PhD on Cell and Gene Therapy in the Sackler School of Medicine of the Tel Aviv University. Furthermore, he holds an MBA from the Haifa University business management school.
Director, Center for Advanced Sensor Technology and Professor, Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering, UMBC, Baltimore
Govind Rao is Professor of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering and Director of the Center for Advanced Sensor Technology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. His Ph.D. degree was from Drexel University in Chemical Engineering. He has been a faculty member at UMBC since 1987.