About Us

The mission of the Tufts Biomedical Business Club (TBBC) is tocultivate business leaders in the health and life sciences industries.  We aim to increase business literacy, learnfrom biotech leaders, and promote the professional development of our members. 
TBBC hosts career development and exploration events to helpstudents identify career interests and prepare for careers in business,biotech, consulting, and more. Through our events, TBBC allows students to takean active role in networking for their future careers. We are activelyrecruiting students and postdocs interested in gaining leadership experience,networking with industry leaders, and preparing for a career in biotech,consulting, venture capital, and so much more.

Our History

The Tufts Biomedical Business Club (TBBC) was founded in 2008 by Tufts GSBS PhD candidates wanted to explore the interface between business and science. We grew into what is now a large and vibrant community of graduate, medical, dental, and nutrition students, postdocs, physicians, scientists and alumni.

In the rapidly evolving biotech landscape we provide our members with opportunities to learn about consulting, entrepreneurship, business development, IP and more.

Current Executives

Yuzo Kevorkian
President
PhD Candidate, Molecular Microbiology

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Ashlee Junier
Senior Vice President of Communications and Operations
PhD Candidate, Genetics

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Richard Lavin
Vice President of Treasury
PhD Candidate, Molecular Microbiology

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Wenwen Huo
Vice President of Marketing
Postdoctoral Scholar

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Georgina Kontou
Vice President of Consulting
Postdoctoral Scholar

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Erion Lipo
Vice President of Consulting
PhD Candidate, Genetics

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Bec Condruti
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Vice President of Engagement
PhD Candidate

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Past Leaders

Expertise, Speaking Topic

Townsend Benard, SG20  
Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition, Consulting
Aaron Bernstein, SG20  
Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Venture Capital
Christina McGuire, SG19  
Biochemistry, Consulting and Venture Capital
Alexander Jones, SG18  
Neuroscience, Data Science
Jaclyn Dunphy, SG18  
Neuroscience, Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship
Julia Yelick, SG18  
Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology, Drug Discovery
Michaela Tolman, SG18  
Neuroscience, Healthcare Consulting
Carrie Hui Mingalone, SG18  
Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology, Healthcare Consulting
Bina Julian, SG17  
Pharmacology, Business Development
Alexandra Taracanova, SG17  
Pharmacology, Healthcare Consulting
Jennifer Nwankwo, SG16  
Pharmacology, Business Development
Andrew Coppage, SG15  
Biochemistry, Healthcare Consulting
Michael Baldwin, SG15  
Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Healthcare Consulting
Adam Weischhaus, Postdoc  
Pharmacology, Investment Banking and Healthcare Equity
Colleen McNamara, SG13  
Biochemistry, Drug Discovery
Faith Wallace-Gadsden, SG13  
Microbiology, Global Health
Sohini Mazumdar, SG13  
Genetics, Cancer Therapeutics
Brigham Hyde, SG09  
Pharmacology, Computational Market Research
Dave Greenwald, SG10  
Genetics, Academic Innovation