Advisory Committee

Montana State University

Jay Evans, PhD
Director, Center for Translational Medicine
ASCEND Academic Principal Investigator

University of New Mexico

Eric Prossnitz, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine
ASCEND Academic Principal Investigator

Katherine Foster
ASCEND Program Manager

Virtici, LLC

Neil Fanger, PhD
President and CEO
ASCEND Principal Investigator

 

Internal Advisory Committee 

 University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Mark Billingsley
Director, Office of Intellectual Property
and Commercialization

Nettie Labelle-Hamer, PhD
Vice Chancellor for Research

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Vassilis L. Syrmos, PhD
Vice President of Research and
Innovation

Steve Auerbach
Interim Director, Office of Innovation and
Commercialization

University of Idaho

Christopher Nomura, PhD
Vice President of Research and Economic
Development

Jeremy Tamsen, JD
Chief Technology Officer

University of Nevada - Reno

Mridul Gautum, PhD
Vice President for Research and
Innovation

Ellen Purpus, PhD
Assistant Vice President for Enterprise and
Innovation

University of Montana

Scott Whittenburg, PhD
Vice President of Research & Creative
Scholarship

Jay Evans, PhD
Director, Center for Translational Medicine
 

Montana State University

Jason Carter, PhD
Vice President for Research, Economic Development, and Graduate Education

Quinton King
Senior Technology Manager

University of Nevada - Las Vegas

Mary Croughan, PhD
Vice President for Research and Economic
Development

David Hatchett. PhD
Associate Vice President of Research

University of New Mexico

Richard Larson, PhD
Executive Vice Chancellor, Vice
Chancellor Research

Eric Prossnitz, PhD
Professor, Department of Internal
Medicine

New Mexico State University

Luis Vázquez, PhD
Associate Vice President of Research
Integrity

Dana Catron
Program Manager, Arrowhead Center 

University of Wyoming

Ed Synakowski, PhD
Vice President for Research and
Economics

H. Victoria Bryant
Interim Director Technology Transfer
Office

 

External Advisory Committee

 John Chavez, MBA
President, New Mexico Angels

Gary Fanger, PhD, MBA
President & CEO, Rise Therapeutics, LLC

Stephen F. Flaim, PhD, FACC, FAHA
President & CEO CardioCreate, Inc.

David G. Lowe, PhD
Managing Director, AllosteRX Capital

Will Price, MBA
Founder, Next Frontier Capital

Jeff Warmke, PhD
SVP, Business Development, Daiichi Sankyo