Goal-oriented and self-driven bioengineer/scientist with over 9 years of successful hands-on experience with primary and stem cell culture, characterization and manufacturing. Adept at designing and executing experimental plans, and has mastered the technical skills to complete projects. Strong organizational and management skills to deliver projects on schedule and within budget. Adaptable to new environments and enjoys working in a cross-disciplinary research setting with diverse groups of people. Driven to move therapies from bench to bedside.