Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM MST
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Lory Student Center, Longs Peak, Room 302 

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO  

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Steve Albers 
CSU Ventures 

This event is sponsored by: 


State of Innovation - CRISPR series 

Vic Myer, PhD

CTO, Editas Medicine

Editas Medicine is a leading genome editing company and part of a transformational new area of health care – genomic medicine. The company was founded by pioneers and world leaders in genome editing bringing specific expertise in CRISPR/Cas9 and TALENs technologies. The company’s mission is to translate its proprietary technology into novel solutions to treat a broad range of genetically driven diseases.



Please join us for the BUSINESS PERSPECTIVES portion of the State of Innovation Speaker Series. 




Perspectives from Industry: 

Harnessing the Power and Potential of

CRISPR to Transform Medicine


Where: CSU Lory Student Center, Longs Peak Room (Room 302)

When: Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 

Time: 3:00-5:00 pm




A reception will follow with refreshments and light appetizers. 

The event is free and open to the public, however registration is required.




About Vic Myer:  Prior to joining Editas, Dr. Myer served as Executive Director and Cambridge Site Head for the Developmental and Molecular Pathways (DMP) department at the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research Incorporated (NIBR). Previous to Novartis, Dr. Myer was a founding scientist and group leader at Akceli, Inc., a venture-backed systems-biology company focusing on commercialization of a high-throughput cell-based micro-array technology. Dr. Myer also served as senior scientist for Millennium Pharmaceuticals and held various roles at Corning, Inc.  Dr. Myer received his B.S. in biology (biochemistry) from Cornell University and his Ph.D. in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale University. He was a postdoctoral research associate at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

About CSU Ventures: CSU Ventures is dedicated to the business of technology transfer and commercialization at Colorado State University. We bring innovations and technologies discovered at CSU into the marketplace for the benefit of society. Expertise in intellectual property, licensing, partnership-building, and entrepreneurship. We protect, manage and transfer CSU innovations by connecting individuals and companies with University researchers. CSU Ventures serves as a resource not only to CSU facutly and researchers, but also to industry, entreprenuers, and investors seeking to further research or commercialize a technology.