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“Guppy Tank” Translational Science Pitch Showcase

Monday April 06, 2020

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Room 16 B
Co-sponsored by the Division for Behavioral Pharmacology (BEH)
Co-sponsored by the Division for Cancer Pharmacology (DCP)
Co-sponsored by the Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology (CVP)
Co-sponsored by the Division for Drug Discovery and Development (DDD)
Co-sponsored by the Division for Molecular Pharmacology (MP)
Co-sponsored by the Division for Neuropharmacology (NEU)
Co-sponsored by Division for Toxicology (TOX)
Co-sponsored by the Division for Translational and Clinical Pharmacology (TCP)

Chair :

Harshini Neelakantan
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Ryan Staudt
University of Pittsburgh


The “Guppy Tank Translational Science Pitch Competition” will feature four outstanding trainee-level finalists selected to pitch the commercial value of their research and compete for prizes before a live audience of Experimental Biology attendees.
Attendees to this new, one-of-a-kind event can expect to:
- Learn how to deliver their own effective translational pitch through an introductory lecture by Dr. Sanjay Mistry (Head of JLABS @ San Diego).
- Watch finalists deliver their pitches and navigate grilling questions and scoring from a panel of judges with decades of collective industry expertise.
- Vote in a live poll to select the “People’s Choice” Awardee.

Practical Tips to Passionately and Powerfully Communicate Your Scientific Innovations
Sanjay Mistry - Jlabs

Right Medication, Right Patient: Pharmacogenomics Decodes the Smoking Cessation Paradigm
Yadira Perez Paramo - Washington State University

A Non-Scheduled Drug Combination for Memory Enhancement
Madeline Pantoni - UC San Diego

Salinomycin Analogs for the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer
Alicja Urbaniak - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Gender-specific Differences in Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology: Implications for Treatment
Khaled Abd-Elrahman - University of Ottawa

Last Updated: November 8, 2019
Key Dates
March 6

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March 13

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