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Phoenix Chapter Virtual Visit to U of A

Posted on Wednesday, May 5, 2021
On April 29th, 2021, many members of the ARCS Phoenix Chapter made a virtual visit to the University of Arizona, where we were able to see many of our UofA scholars via Zoom.We thank Dorian Voorhees, Associate Dean, Graduate College, for her assistance is planning this Zoom event.  Dr. Andrew Carnie welcomed us and acted as moderator.  Bruce Burgess, Director, Venture Development, Tech Launch Arizona, spoke to us about Tech Launch where students gain practical start-up company and technology commercialization experience.  The ARCS Kunkel scholar, David Knoff, spoke to us about his research in developing novel protein-based biomaterials for advanced drug delivery and tissue engineering applications specifically for cardiovascular disease.  He also told us about his experience with Tech Launch.   David is looking forward to going into industry as a consultant.

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