Clinical and Translational Science Institute Program Manager
At sciVelo, Megan collaborated with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) to encourage and accelerate the University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences research investigators' commercialization goals.
MS, Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, 2015
BS, Biology, Shippensburg University, 2013
Graduate Research, Chevron Science Center, University of Pittsburgh
Advisor: Kabirul Islam
Undergraduate Research, Shippensburg University
Advisor: Sheri Bergsten
Partnered with CTSI facilitators in the effort to engage University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Investigators in commercial translation through the Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh). Investigators that applied and/or were awarded PInCh funds were aided in reaching their translational goals by preparing pitch decks, preparing invention disclosures and by connecting them with additional Pittsburgh commercialization resources both within and outside of the University.