The Biolocity Oversight Committee serves as both an advisory council and decision-making board to select funded projects. The committee consists of clinical, industry, regulatory, investment, and entrepreneurial veterans with relevant technology and medical expertise, along with partner university technology transfer advisers.

  Mary Albertson, CLP, RTTP
Director of Technology Licensing at Georgia Tech Research Corporation
  Kirk Barnes, BA
Co-Founder and President of Start-Up Commercialization and Sales Training of TransPharMed
  Ibraheem Badejo, PhD
Senior R&D Director, Ethicon External Front End Innovation at Johnson & Johnson
  Mark Boden, PhD
Senior Fellow/Technology Scout, Boston Scientific Corporation
Mark Colonnese, MBA
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Covanos, Inc.
  Monte Eaves, MD
Director, American Board of Plastic Surgery and Founder & CEO, Brijjit Co, LLC
  Andrés J. García, PhD
Executive Director, Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience
  Lee Herron, DVM
Vice President of Commercialization, Georgia Research Alliance
  Michelle Ho, PhD
Senior Associate, 5AM Ventures
Derek Mazur, MSc
Private Company Investor, Cedar Pine
  Rifat Pamukcu, MD
President & CEO, Midway Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  Alyssa Panitch, PhD
Professor and Chair of the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
  Shyam Parekh, PhD, MBA
Director, Strategy and Business Development, Avanos Medical
  Jay Parrish, PhD
Venture Partner, Arch Ventures
  Preetha Ram, PhD
Sr. Managing Partner, Pier 70
Todd Sherer, PhD
Associate VP for Research Administration & Executive Director, Office of Technology Transfer, Emory University
  Robert Taylor, MD
Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine
  Robert Towarnicki, MS
Managing Partner, New Hope BioConsulting LLC and CEO, SIRPant Immunotherapeutics
  David Wright, MD
Associate Professor and Director, Emergency Neurosciences at Emory University School of Medicine
  Bob Yoder, MBA
Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer, Trevena, Inc.
  Ajit Yoganathan, PhD
Regents’ Professor Emeritus, Wallace H. Coulter School of Biomedical Engineering