San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This seminar will be presented by Dr. Cyndy Sanberg, Director of Internships & Business Engagement, in the USF Muma College of Business.
Topics covered will include:
• What having an intern means for you
• Finding the best intern for your needs
• What employers expect from an intern
• What an intern expects from the employer
About Our Speaker
Cyndy Davis Sanberg, Ph.D
Cyndy Davis Sanberg, Ph.D. Dr. Sanberg received her doctorate in Neurobiology from the University of Texas at San Antonio Cajal Neuroscience Research Program, where she specialized in electrophysiology and studied the mechanisms of learning, memory, and long-term potentiation in the hippocampus of the brain.
She has served as Vice President of Research & Development for Saneron CCEL Therapeutics and has over 10 years of experience developing a stem cell product from umbilical cord blood for the treatment of ALS and stroke. She has also established a cord blood stem cell bank at the University Of South Florida Center Of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair. Her efforts while at Saneron included the development of a new cell separation product in collaboration with GE Healthcare. She has obtained over 15 NIH-sponsored grants for adult stem cell research and 5 U.S. issued patents. Dr. Sanberg is the author of over 80 scientific publications including Cell Therapy, Stem Cells, and Brain Repair, a book dedicated to stem cell therapies and research. She has been a scientific reviewer for 15 scientific journals including Brain Research, Journal of Neuroscience, and Life Sciences.
Currently, her efforts are focused on all-natural, botanical approaches for health and well-being. She is a patent inventor for the platform technology of Natura Therapeutics, Inc., which was issued in 2008 and is a charter member of the National Academy of Inventors. Dr. Sanberg has established national and international marketing and sales for all of Natura’s products while maintaining a strong research and development force for ongoing product development. She has been awarded 4 grants for nutraceutical research involving green tea for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
She has also served as project coordinator for several R & D programs affiliated with large nutraceutical companies studying botanical/herbal extracts for the treatment of various diseases. In addition to a history in scientific research and product development, Dr. Sanberg also has extensive experience in business operations. Most recently, Dr. Sanberg serves as the Director for Internships & Business Engagement for the Muma College of Business at USF.
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When & Where
USF CONNECT is the business and economic development initiative of the University of South Florida (USF) that provides support for technology start-ups and serves as the point of entry for companies looking to do business with USF.
- Drives economic development through several programs including Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI), Student Innovation Incubator (SII), and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council’s (The Corridor) Matching Grants Research Program
- Unites technology and talent with businesses throughout a 23 county region, providing access to top-tier research, faculty, students, inventors, local organizations, economic development councils, supporting industry and capital funding sources
- Facilitates the needs of Tampa Bay's technology and bio/life sciences entrepreneurs throughout the business life cycle by providing professional amenities and resources for successful business development and technology commercialization