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This session will be led by Alexia Akbay (CAS '17), CEO of Symbrosia.

Learn about the various funding options for your research and development from a founder who has recently been in your shoes.

About the speaker:

Alexia Akbay is the CEO and Co-founder of Symbrosia, a marine biotech company based in Kona, Hawai'i developing new seaweed species for sustainable applications. With a background in green chemistry, Alexia's prior research focused on petroleum-based consumer products, medical marijuana, and blockchain-enabled carbon accounting.

She is passionate about sustainability as a Grist 50 Fixer, climate activist, and author in “A Better Planet: 40 Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future”, commenting on genomics as a tool for climate change mitigation and adaptation. She received an MPH from Yale and holds a B.S. from New York University in Chemistry (CAS '17).

All registered attendees will receive Zoom details 30 minutes prior to the event.

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When & Where
Tue, February 23, 2021
12:00 PM ‐ 1:00 PM
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