Yiyun Lin, PhD student in the lab of Michelle Jones, associate professor in CFAES’ Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, recently participated in the BIO 2019 I-Corps Bio-Entrepreneurship Workshop and 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia. Lin and the others chosen for the workshop worked on teams with industry mentors to learn about biotechnology commercialization, grow their professional network, and explore entrepreneurial opportunities that build on basic research. The workshop featured training sessions and practice on the BIO 2019 exhibition floor.
Lin’s participation in the workshop was based on her successful submission of an application package. Research-active undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and assistant professors from universities and colleges nationwide are eligible for the program.