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Please refer to the GUIDELINES for mentors

Scott Allen, Co-Founder and Vice President for Catalyst Development, Novomer (Cornell alumnus)

Bob Balk, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at High Tech Rochester and paraolympian medalist

Jaime Benitez, Staff Scientist, Pacific Biosciences (Cornell alumnus)

Cameron Bardliving, Lecturer, Keck Graduate Institute and Director of PhD Programs in Bioprocessing (NSF I-CORPS, Agave BioSystems; Cornell alumnus)

Craig Beil, Project Manager, Nature Source Improved Plants (NSIP)

Mindy Bickel, Innovation and Outreach Coordinator for the NY Region, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Hayden Brainard, Partner, Miller Meyer Attorneys at Law

Cherié Butts, Associate Director, Immunology, Biogen

Amelia Cine, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Applied Molecular Transport

Randolph Clower, Patent/IP Attorney, Phillips Lytle LLP

Al DiRienzo, Executive Director of the Biomedical Institute of the Americas

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute mentors in virtual residence

Matthew Einsohn, entrepreneur, finder of funding, and coach for telling your story

Nicole Fay: Research Scientist, applied Molecular Transport

Adam Fisher, Chemical Engineer (Science & Research staff), Office of Pharmaceutical Quality, FDA (Co-Founder, Glycobia; Cornell alumnus)

Dan Frank, Senior Sales Representative, VWR International

Greg Galvin, CEO & Chairman, Rheonix (Cornell alumnus)

Yue Geng, Business Development Manager at InSphero (Cornell alumna)

William Greener, Partner, Bond Schoeneck & King

George Grills, Assistant Dean for Research Resources and Director of Advanced Technology Assessment at the Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC)

Michelle Haven, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Zoetis

Ronda Hamm, Global Academic Relations, Dow AgroSciences

Bethany Hills, Member, Health Law Practice at Mintz Levin

Nicholas Horton, Scientist at Exponent in Menlo Park, CA, a consulting firm (Cornell alumnus)

Andrea Katherine Ippolito, Executive Director, Engineering Management Program, Cornell (Cornell alumna) 

John Jaquette, retired, former Director of Entrepreneurship@Cornell

Rami Katz, Chief Operations Officer, Excell Partners, Inc.

Karen Kindle, Science Communication Consultant, self-employed (Cornell alumna)

Debra Moesch, Program Director, Entrepreneurship@Cornell Internship Program

John Nesheim, Visiting Lecturer, Johnson School of Management, Cornell University

Bobby Nijar, Chief Business Officer at Advirna (Cornell alumnus)

John Parker, Associate Professor of Virology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine (and Cornell alumnus)

Michael Roach, Assistant Professor, Dyson School

Gabriel Rodríguez-Calero, Postdoctoral Associate Chemistry & Chemical Biology (Cornell alumnus)

Jocelyn Rose, Director, Institute of Biotechnology, Cornell University

Kirk Samaroo, Founder/Chief Technical Officer, Dynamic Boundaries, (Cornell alumnus)

George Schneider, Lecturer of Management, Johnson School of Management, Cornell University

Anne Schneiderman, Member of the firm, Intellectual Property Practice Group, Co-Leader, Nanotechnology Industry Team, Harris Beach PLLC

Zach Shulman, Director, Entrepreneurship@Cornell

Wes Sine, Faculty Director, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute, Associate Professor of Management and Organizations, Johnson School of Management, Cornell University

Rajni Singh, Consumer Safety Officer at FDA (Cornell alumna)

Mingchee Tan, Research Scientists at MIT, former CTO and co-founder of Dynamic BoundariesCornell alumnus

Oded Spindel, Vice President at Rodman & Renshaw (a unit of H.C. Wainwright & Co. LLC) in NYC

Richard von Stein, Associate Principal Scientist, L'Oréal product safety; formerly at Avon (Cornell alumnus)

Kenneth Yancey, Associate Director, Clinical Manufacturing, Gene Therapy Program at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (Cornell alumnus)

Nicolay Zhelev, Post Doc at Corning Incorporated (Cornell alumnus)

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