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FoundHer Stories | A Fireside Chat with Marinna Madrid

When: Wednesday, May 1, 2024
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Sonia Kim   (847) 467-0446

Group: Innovation and New Ventures Office

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Northwestern University's Querrey InQbation Lab is hosting the FoundHer Stories series to amplify the startup stories of women scientist entrepreneurs.

Learn about Dr. Marinna Madrid’s experience co-founding Cellino in 2017 alongside Dr. Nabiha Saklayen while pursuing their doctorates at Harvard. Dr. Madrid will share how her company is building a scalable, automated biomanufacturing system for potentially curative personalized cell therapies. 

While the FoundHer Stories series is focused on supporting women innovators and entrepreneurs, all are welcome to register.

Please register in advance.


Marinna Madrid, Ph.D., is the co-founder and CPO of Cellino, a venture capital-backed early-stage biotech company. Cellino is making personalized regenerative medicines economically viable at scale for the first time. Marinna received her PhD and MA in Applied Physics from Harvard University, where she co-invented laser-based intracellular delivery techniques. She received her BSc in Biophysics from University of California, Los Angeles, after transferring from Riverside Community College. She is the recipient of the Harvard Graduate Prize Fellowship, the Catalyst Accelerator Grant from Harvard Medical School, and is on the Forbes 30 Under 30 2019 list for Healthcare.

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