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Merkin Institute/OTTCP Entrepreneurship Workshop

Wednesday, February 7, 2024
9:30am to 11:45am
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Entrepreneurship Workshop with Mike Ehlers, MD PhD

Michael Ehlers is Chief Scientific Officer and Venture Partner at Apple Tree Partners (ATP), a leading life sciences fund. Dr. Ehlers earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry at Caltech and holds MD and PhD degrees from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. At ATP, he directs the fund's science-driven investment strategy by identifying and evaluating new breakthrough science around the world and turning it into business plans, management teams, and drug discovery and development programs.

Workshop agenda and outcomes

Dr. Ehlers will outline the entrepreneurial path he's taken including time academia, industry (Biogen), company co-founder (Aulos and Replicate Bioscience) prior to his CSO/VC role at ATP. Members of Caltech's OTTCP staff will outline the resources and supports for enterpreneurship available to students and faculty. Additional panelists will include Caltech grads and faculty currently involved in startups. The workshop will then focus on addressing participants' questions about what they wish they knew and what they think they need to take their next steps in their own entrepreneurial journey.

Attendees must register by completing the required registration form. CLICK TO REGISTER

Bagels, coffee and tea will be available starting at 9am outside Broad 100

For more information, please contact George Tolomiczenko by phone at 6263904866 or by email at [email protected].