All of our educational programs, including Symposia, Roundtables, Webinars, and Workshops, are accessible to everyone. Our Advisors, committee members, and participants are driving conversations that are helping us grasp both opportunities and challenges for the international cluster.

These sessions have spawned practical action like the Westchester Certificate, a multi-party collaboration to offer key skills training for laboratory and virtual environments. Watch for more!

Program Chairs

Fortunately, passionate thought leaders are heading up our ongoing program development. As you’ll see, we are tackling diverse topics that impact the lives and work of researchers, engineers, data scientists, and their supporters. Click Below for More

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Roundtable for Researchers

Glen Prusky, Ph.D.Lab Director - Burke Medical Research Institute
Amanda Dupuy, Ph.D., Clinical Scientific Curator - The Jackson Laboratory

Roundtable: Translating Data Science


Paul Savage, Healthcare MBA
Iona College, Hagan School of Business
Antonio Biancardi, Chief Operating Officer - DataForm Software

Roundtable: Educators and Employers

Carla Romney, D.Sc.Associate Dean for STEM
and Pre-health Education, Fordham University
Amy AllenVice President - Westchester County Association

Roundtable: Building the Biotech Cluster

Sarah EpifanoBusiness Development Director - Skanska USA
Patricia Ardigo, First Vice President - CBRE Life Sciences Group

Roundtable: Government Relations

Lisa Wickens-Alteri, President - Capital Health Consulting
Andrew Zebrak, Executive Director, Public Policy, Therapeutic Areas, and Advocacy - Boehringer Ingelheim

Roundtable: Intellectual Property

Scott Locke, Esq., Partner & Chair of the Intellectual Property Department - Dorf & Nelson
Christopher Palermo, Esq., Senior Counsel - Harris Beach

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Young Investigators

Doreen Badheka, Ph.D., Program Director, School of Graduate Studies - Rutgers University
Neha Nigam, Ph.D.Strategy Program Manager - HITLAB Healthcare Innovation Lab

Virtual Executive in Residence Program

Keith Safian, CEO - Safian & Company
Daniel PotockiFounder and CEO - Finis Ventures

Consortium on Translational Research in the Microbiome

Keith Bostian, Ph.D., CEO - Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship
Eric Vieira, Ph.D., Director, Special Research Programs - City University of New York
Joanne Gere, Executive Director - Westchester Biotech Project

Rare Disease Symposium

Antonio Molina-Pachon, Ph.D., Founder and CEO - Advanced Medical Projects
David Zuckerman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology - Iona College

Tauopathy Colloquium

Investors Forum

Michael WellingCo-founder - Westchester Biotech Project