University of Dundee

“Routes to Commercialisation and Everything in Between…”

Event Date: 
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 12:00 to 13:00
Event Location: 
Microsoft Teams
Host: 
Professor Sir Mike Ferguson CBE FRS FRSE FMedSci FRSB
Event Speaker: 
Dr Michael Salako
Institution: 
Investment Director, Start Codon
Event Type: 
Seminar
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ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Michael Salako, Investment Director at Start Codon: 

Michael has both broad scientific and commercial expertise. With a strong passion for facilitating entrepreneurship, he worked for 10 years at Cancer Research UK focused on identifying, developing, transacting and seed-investing in next-generation oncology programmes and spin-out opportunities (both within and outside the charity’s network).  

 

Michael has a first-class degree in Biochemistry, a PhD in Molecular Virology and Molecular Toxicology, an MBA focused on finance and entrepreneurship, postdoctoral experience in immuno-oncology, drug discovery expertise to Principal Scientist level and is a Certified Licensing Professional. 

ALL WELCOME