Annual Celebration

Celebration of Technology and Innovation

Emory's Office of Technology Transfer hosted its Eigth Annual Celebration of Technology and Innovation on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at the Emory Conference Center. The master of ceremonies was OTT's own Todd Sherer and the program opened with comments from Emory Vice President David Wynes followed by Vice President David Stephens. This year's keynote speaker was Christopher Yochim, PhD, Director, External Relations Global Product and Portfolio Strategy (GPPS), AstraZeneca. Yochim's talk centered around partnerships between pharma and academia. Check out our blog post on the event.

Below you can choose to view the keynote speaker Christopher Yochim or the presentation of each award.

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    Start-up of the Year: David Wynes, VP Research Admin.; David Stephens, VP Health Affairs Research; Stuart Zola, PhD, inventor; Cory Acuff, case manager

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    Deal of the Year: David Stephens, VP Health Affairs Research; James Synder, PhD, inventor: Cale Lennon, Case Manager; Hyunsuk Shim, PhD, inventor; David Wynes, VP Research Admin.; Mary Galinski, PhD, inventor

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    Innovation of the Year: David Stephens, VP Health Affairs Research; David Wynes, VP Research Admin.; Martin Moore, PhD; Cliff Michaels, Case Manager

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    Christopher Yochim, Keynote Speaker; Todd Sherer, Assoc VP & Exec. Director OTT

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    Todd Sherer master of ceremonies

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    David Wynes, VP of Research Administration

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    David Stephens, VP Health Affairs Research

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    Christopher Yochim, Keynote Speaker

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    Cale Lennon presenting award

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    Awardee Martin Moore

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    Cory Acuff presenting award

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    Awardee Mary Galinski

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    Cliff Michaels presenting award

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    Awardee Stuart Zola

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    Felmont Eaves & Todd Sherer

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Keynote speaker Christopher Yochim, PhD, Director, External Relations Global Product and Portfolio Strategy (GPPS), AstraZeneca. His talk centered around partnerships between pharma and academia.

Emory Case Manager, Cliff Michaels presents the Innovation of the Year: RSV Vaccine Technology, Martin Moore, PhD. (Pediatrics).

Emory Case Manager, Cale Lennon presents the Deal of the Year: Sphingolipid Compounds & Anti-Inflammatory Drug with QUE Oncology, Dennis Liotta, PhD, Jim Snyder, PhD (Chemistry) Hyunsuk Shim, PhD (Radiology), Mary Galinski, PhD (Infectious Diseases & Global Health).

Emory Case Manager, Cory Acuff presents the Start-Up of the Year: Neurotrack, Inc., Stuart Zola, PhD, Cecelia Manzanares (Yerkes), Eugene Agichtein, PhD, & Dmitry Lagun, MS (Mat.h & Computer Science)