Industrial Advisory Board

Members of the Industry Advisory Board (IAB) are current entrepreneurial scientists in biotechnology that have agreed to provide guidance and advisement to the program in terms of curriculum, the needs/expectations of the biotech industries, and the job marketplace. The current Industry Partners of the program are:


Anita Bell
University of Arizona Center for Innovation

Nina Ossanna
Chair, BIOSA
Bioindustry Organization of Southern Arizona

Hilgert Uwe
Bio-5 Institute
Director, Industry Relations/Workforce Development
Associate Research Professor

Marie Wesselhoft
ZelosDx, Inc.

Krista Jacobson
Director, VERI/O
HTG Molecular Diagnostics

Iman Daryaei
Co-Founder & CEO
TheraCea Pharma

Souvenir Tachado
President & CEO
Souvie Biodelivery, LLC