MIT Biotechnology Group

See the Photos: MIT Biotech Group Kick-off Event

We are proud to announce that the MBG inaugural kick-off event was a huge success! Thank you to all who attended, we really appreciate your support and we hope that you will continue to be part of our community. We would like to send a special thanks to our panelists for a amazing discussion on translating and commercializing biotechnology! For those who missed the panel discussion (or thought it was so amazing that you want to relive it) we will be posting a video here soon. In the mean time, here are a few photos for your enjoyment!



The Koch Institute Auditorium packed full of MBG members learning about translating and commercializing biotechnology research


Armon Sharei, CEO & Co-Founder of SQZ Biotech, shares his story on translating technologies out of the academic lab and building a biotech company


MBG member listening, attentively, to our amazing panelists


Geoff von Maltzahn, a VentureLabs Partner at Flagship Ventures, on building breakthrough technologies, not Nature papers


Nathan Stebbins, Co-founder of the MIT Biotech Group, explains to members how MBG can help them find their place in the biotechnology ecosystems


Raven Reddy, Director of the Industrial Biotech Initiative, tells members how MBG can provide them with the skills to best prepare them for a career in biotech


The Koch institute gallery full of MBG members! Geoff Von Maltzahn networks with MBG members, and shares some insights about careers in biotech.


Devin Quinlan, Director of the Biotech Investment Initiative, tells an MBG member about the exciting career opportunities in Biotech Venture Capital


“If you’re comfortable constantly being uncomfortable, venture capital is a good place to be”- Geoff von Maltzahn, a VentureLabs Partner at Flagship Ventures

Photography by Ben Gibb (Contact for inquiries)

Finally, we would like to thank our sponsors at the GSC and the Martin-Trust Entrepreneurship center.