Crain’s hosts Business of Life Sciences at CUNY

Crain’s New York Business hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday, April 15 that examined one of New York’s fastest growing industries—the life sciences. The panel of experts, that included Dr. Gillian Small, Vice Chancellor of Research at the City University of New York and Executive Director of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, examined how the business of life sciences is creating economic diversification, stimulating job growth and tapping into the vibrant young talent from top universities and leveraging New York’s access to capital.

Other panelists included Piraye Yurttas Beim, Founder and CEO of Celmatix; Maria Gotsch, President and CEO of the Partnership Fund for New York City; Joel S. Marcus, Chairman, CEO & Founder of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.; and Robin L. Smith, Executive Chairman of NeoStem.

The event, sponsored by CUNY and the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, is part of Crain’s ongoing “Business of” series. It took place from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 860 11th Avenue, New York, NY 10019.

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