This video series is designed to teach bench researchers the finance basics involved in financial planning and decision making. Content includes an overview of financial statements, and basic concepts of business finance such as calculating burn rate, opportunity cost, and net present value. Concepts will be reinforced using practical examples from academic and industry settings.
Christine Siu has 12 years of experience in private equity and venture capital. She has worked with Third Rock Ventures, Warburg Pincus and Thomas McNerney, specializing in life sciences and biotechnology. Most recently, she started a company, Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT), with Third Rock Ventures. Christine currently consults with venture funds and start-up biotech companies… Continue Reading
JeShaune Jackson currently manages the operation activities of the Entrepreneurship Center at UCSF and assistant instructor for the life science pre-accelerator program, which has helped a portfolio of companies raise nearly $20M and be placed in some of the top accelerators. He previously worked with Cleveland Clinic’s venture capital arm helping to manage 60+ spinoff… Continue Reading
Aimee Kao is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at UCSF. She received her MD, PhD degrees from the University of Iowa and then performed her Neurology residency at UCSF followed by a post-doctoral fellowship with Cynthia Kenyon. Her lab is interested in the basic pathophysiological mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative diseases. She is a… Continue Reading