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Meet the Entrepreneur – A KUMC lunch and learn series

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker:  Dr. Steven Soper, Sunflower Genomics, Inc.

Please join us for a conversation with Dr. Steven Soper, KU Distinguished Professor and founder of Sunflower Genomics, Inc. (SGI). Sunflower Genomics is an early-stage sequencing instrument company that will develop, manufacture, sell, and distribute instruments and associated consumables. SGI is poised to transform the health care industry by better enabling precision medicine, a new paradigm where medical decisions are made based upon the individual’s specific DNA. SGI’s sequencing platform addresses key limitations of the current market-leading platforms and is in a unique position to disrupt this $5 billion market in the life sciences – a market projected to grow to $20B as soon as 2023. Dr. Soper, company founder and inventor of the SGI core technology, serves as Chief  Scientific Officer. He is also a Foundation Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Mechanical Engineering and a permanent member of the nanotechnology study panel at the National Institutes of Health.

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