Congratulations to Dr. Sanket Mishra, a former member of the Blagg lab, who was awarded the BioCrossroads new 23 Pair Award. The 23 Pair (Promising Achievers in Innovation and Research) is a new recognition program that will celebrate and promote the state’s next generation of life sciences leaders. 23 Pair BioCrossroads advances Indiana’s signature strengths in the life sciences by connecting with corporate, academic and philanthropic partners; facilitating investments in promising start-ups; building new enterprises; and educating through conferences, reports and market development knowledge.
Criteria for the award includes that a nominee should:
- Work at a life sciences company or be an academic researcher within Indiana’s life sciences ecosystem
- Demonstrate significant industry or academic impact and success
- Have full-time employment or other work-and-learn experiences such as an internship, co-op, or research position
- Experience of 10 years or less in the industry
“Just as 23 pairs of chromosomes are the building blocks for the human body, Indiana’s life sciences sector is a critical and foundational component of the state’s economy,” said Lori LeRoy, executive vice president of communications for BioCrossroads. “Indiana’s life sciences industry is fundamentally based on talent. We have some truly innovative early-in-career people who are doing groundbreaking work here that deserves to be put in the spotlight. Recognizing the life sciences leaders of tomorrow and engaging with them now is critical for the continued development of this important industry.”
Click on the link to read about the recipients of the award https://biocrossroads.com/23pair-winners/#footer
To learn more about BioCrossroads
BioCrossroads (www.biocrossroads.com) is Indiana’s initiative to grow the life sciences, a public-private collaboration that supports the region’s research and corporate strengths while encouraging new business development. BioCrossroads provides money and support to life sciences businesses, launches new life sciences enterprises, expands collaboration and partnerships among Indiana’s life science institutions, expands science education and markets Indiana’s life sciences industry. The initiative has formed several new nonprofit organizations, including Indiana Health Information Exchange, BioCrossroadsLINX, OrthoWorx, Datalys Center and the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute.