Innovation Ambassadors:
Monthly Speaker Series

Next event: September 15, 2021 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. | Zoom Webinar

The September event will focus on the commercialization of a COVID-19 antibody test.

About the Speaker Series

The Innovation Ambassadors speaker series provides an opportunity to see what research and innovations are coming from various areas of the university. See what your colleagues are working on and how you can engage in the innovation ecosystem here at Western and in the local community.

The speaker series will feature faculty members from across campus and special guest panelists from industry.

Learn about the Innovation Ambassadors

Supporting the innovative mindset at Western, our Innovation Ambassadors are self-identified researchers who have expertise in entrepreneurship, commercialization or knowledge mobilization.

Through their work across campus, our ambassadors are charged with the goal of connecting great ideas in their faculties to the Western Entrepreneurship ecosystem.

September Host and Speaker

September 15, 2021 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. | Zoom Webinar

Saqib Sachani

Saqib Sachani

Saqib Sachani is a Business Development Officer for the Life Sciences at WORLDiscoveries. Saqib holds a PhD in Biochemistry, Developmental Biology and Epigenetics from Western University and is an MBA candidate at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Shawn Li

Shawn Li

Li is the Canada Research Chair in Molecular and Epigenetic Basis of Cancer at Western in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. He will discuss his research on Rapid testing for COVID-19 antibodies.

This series is brought to you by

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