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From Academic Neuroscience to Co-founding a Biotech Company, via Africa

Monday, February 6 at 10:00am to 11:00am

Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, Beetham Family Seminar Room
1505 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403-6231

Please join us for the 2023 Knight Campus Entrepreneurship Speaker Series. Janis Weeks, Ph.D., will share her experiences moving forward from academia to co-founding a successful biotech company, motivated by years of neuroscience capacity-building activities on the African continent. 

A Professor Emerit of Biology at the University of Oregon’s Institute of Neuroscience, Dr. Janis Weeks is the Co-Founder and Chief Global Health Officer at InVivo Biosystems (formerly NemaMetrix), a University of Oregon spin-off company. She is an academic expert in neuroplasticity and infectious and parasitic diseases.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Symposium


Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact

Target Audience

All Students, Faculty/Staff, General Public, Graduate Students







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