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May 23
Knight Campus Spring 2024 Entrepreneurship Speaker Series with Sean McClain 10:00 a.m.

About the talk: Stay tuned for talk details About Sean McClain: Sean McClain is the Founder and CEO of Absci, a leading generative AI Drug Creation company with a mission...
Knight Campus Spring 2024 Entrepreneurship Speaker Series with Sean McClain
May 23
10:00–11:30 a.m.
Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact Beetham Family Seminar Room

About the talk:

Stay tuned for talk details

About Sean McClain:

Sean McClain is the Founder and CEO of Absci, a leading generative AI Drug Creation company with a mission to create better biologics for patients, faster.  Sean embodies entrepreneurial spirit, having built Absci from basement lab to a publicly traded company and continuing to strive towards his vision to create therapeutics at the click of a button. Under his leadership, Absci scaled to over 200 employees, raised over $530M in capital, established a growing number of industry-leading partnerships, developed an internal portfolio of AI discovered drug assets, and built an Integrated Drug Creation Platform that merges bleeding-edge generative AI models with proprietary high-throughput wet-lab data. 

Sean is a graduate of the University of Arizona and has been the recipient of numerous recognitions for his entrepreneurship and innovation. He serves as a board member for the Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute, and Life Science Washington.

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