UC San Diego Innovation Calendar
The program will start with the broader subject of the Microbiome (and AI) with Dr. Rob Knight, a world leader in the study of the Microbiome. The discussion continues to the specific Skin Microbiome with Dr.Richard Gallo who studies how humans interact with the environment and protect themselves from infection. Finally, Mark Wilson, co-founder and CEO of MatriSys Bioscience, Inc. will speak to how he obtained an exclusive license from UCSD for a microbiome-based therapy for the world’s top five skin diseases and uses the technology to open up opportunities to the $12.9B dermatology pharmaceutical market and the $121B cosmetics/skin care market.
Dr. Robert Knight, UCSD, Professor, Pediatrics and Computer Science & Engineering, Knight Lab.
Dr. Richard Gallo, MD, Ph.D., UCSD, School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Gallo Lab.
Mark Wilson, co-founder and CEO of MatriSys Bioscience, Inc.
5:30: Registration, Appetizers and Networking
7:45: Audience Q & A
8:00: Program Concludes, Networking, Coffee & Dessert until 8:30
REGISTRATION & COST
MITEF Members and MITEF Sponsors: Free
MIT Alums: $50
NOTE: Online Registration ends at midnight, the day prior to the event. If you register online the day of the event, you will be charged $75, the on-site price.