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Beer & Biotech - Memphis

When: Thursday, April 12
5:30 - 7 pm
Where: Pyros on Union
2035 Union Ave.
Memphis, Tennessee  38104
United States
Contact: Laura Hamel

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Life Science Tennessee Mid-South Academic Alliance presents Beer & Biotech Networking Event: 


Thursday, April 12th

at Pyros on Union (2035 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38104)


This event begins at 5:30 PM for networking and to participate in our Elevator Pitch Competition sponsored byStartCo.where you can win a $25 Gift card to Pyro's.


Dr. Lisa Jennings, PhD


CirQuest Labs


This month we will discuss about entrepreneurism and science. Dr. Lisa Jennings has graciously agreed to talk about her journey from a bench scientist to Director of the UTHSC Vascular Biology Center of Excellence to an entrepreneur.

Come join us as we discuss what it takes to become an entrepreneur!


About our speaker:


Lisa K Jennings, PhD is an internationally recognized leader in anti-platelet and anticoagulant therapies. Dr. Jennings received her PhD from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and completed her doctoral research projects at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Gladstone Foundation Laboratories in San Francisco, CA. She went on to eventually become the Director of the UTHSC Vascular Biology Center of Excellence and a Professor of Medicine at UTHSC. With over 30 years of experience in the life sciences, Dr. Jennings founded CirQuest Labs in 2008 as an extension of her successful basic and translational research program as a faculty member at UTHSC. CirQuest is a specialty laboratory that assists pharmaceutical and medical device companies in taking their products from R&D to FDA approval. In addition, she is a founding member of ARISTE Medical, LLC dedicated to reducing complications of implantable devices. To learn more about Dr. Jennings and her extensive research visit


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