Business of Biotechnology-Healthcare-Grad Students and Dean's Business Scholars Event

Biotechnology is used to create new medicine and therapies to treat a host of conditions and diseases. Students will learn about the business behind biotechnology in healthcare from executives in the field during this exclusive event for Frank G. Zarb School of Business graduate students and Dean’s Business Scholars.

- Types of companies and types of roles including cities that are centers of biotech
- Business career paths in the biotech space of healthcare, including data analysis and marketing roles
- Start-up biotechs - what you need to know
- Business and law - working with legal teams
- Pursuing further education such as a healthcare MBA

Dominic Piscitelli, ORIC Pharmaceuticals, Chief Financial Officer
Prem Premsrirut, PhD, MD, Founder and President/CEO, Mirimus Inc.; Research Assistant Professor, Cell Biology, SUNY Downstate Medcial Center 

Amir Gandomi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics
Dr. Gandomi's research interests include optimization, machine learning, reinforcement learning, and natural language processing with a focus on application in healthcare and marketing. Dr. Gandomi is collaborating with a startup in New York where he leads the technical team working on the optimization of dynamic treatment regimes for cancer patients using reinforcement learning. He is also engaged in COVID-19 research projects at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research as a Visiting Scientist.


Friday, March 26, 2021



Hofstra University Virtual Event
Offered online
Hempstead, NY 11549-1000


Ariella Greenbaum

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