On May 30th, we are thrilled to welcome Oliver Dodd and Soufiane Aboulhouda from Nucleate as they will host a ‘Talk at the Square’!
Nucleate is a global organization that seeks to connect, unite, and empower future biotech leaders across the globe using an open-source approach to create impactful programming and build community. In this talk, hear from some of Nucleate’s co-founders about the organization’s origins, growth, and future.
Program of the day
15:30-16.00 Doors open
16.00-16.10 Introduction to BII and subject of the day
16:10-16.40 Nucleate: Soufiane Aboulhouda & Oliver Dodd – Nucleating Systems of Innovation
16.40-17.00 Fireside chat with CTO Markus J. Herrgaard and questions
17.00-17.30 Informal networking and closing reception
Soufiane Aboulhouda: Soufiane completed his bachelor’s degree at UC Santa Cruz and is now a PhD candidate in the Church Lab at Harvard Medical School. In the lab, Soufiane co-leads the SomaCode project, using pooled in-vivo functional genomics to control cell migration throughout the body. Prior to starting Nucleate, Soufiane served as the Co-President for the GSAS Harvard Biotech Club (HBC), and oversaw the largest expansion of programming and membership in the organization’s history. Soufiane has also been a venture fellow at RA Capital Management, and has consulted as a Content Developer for the Amgen LabXchange initiative. Soufiane is a Co-Founder and Co-President at Nucleate and serving as Chairman on Nucleate’s Board of Directors.
Oliver Dodd: Oliver completed his bachelor’s degree at MIT and is now a PhD candidate in the Church Lab at Harvard Medical School. Like Soufiane, Oliver co-leads the SomaCode project, using pooled in-vivo functional genomics to control cell migration throughout the body. Prior to starting Nucleate, Oliver served as the Co-Founder and CEO of a biotech startup called Remora Therapeutics, which was developing a new class of platelet-based cell therapy to enable targeted delivery of medicines in-vivo. Oliver also served as a venture associate for Pillar VC, focused on early-stage investments in the life sciences industry. Oliver is a Co-Founder and Co-President at Nucleate, as well as serving as the Treasurer on Nucleate’s Board of Directors.
About the ‘Talks at the Square’ event series at BioInnovation Institute:
‘Talks at the Square’ is an event series by BII with a key focus on spreading ideas and knowledge in life science entrepreneurship to inspire researchers to bring science out of the lab and into the economy. The events feature high-level international speakers with topics that emphasize innovations and inspirational topics within bioindustrials, health tech, and therapeutics. The Talks at the Square events are hosted by BioInnovation Institute at the Square event space at the BII facilities in Copenhagen Bio Science Park (COBIS) in Copenhagen. Read more at: https://bii.dk/events-and-news/