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DARPA and the pandemic
Dr. Amy Jenkins, Program Manager in Biological Technologies Office (BTO), DARPA
This presentation will provide an overview of the DARPA BTO Pandemic Prevention Platform program and the role it has played in covid-19 pandemic response. Additionally, the role of novel and emerging nucleic acid technologies and distributed manufacturing in future preparedness efforts will be discussed.
About the speaker:Dr. Amy Jenkins joined DARPA as a Program Manager in June 2019. Her interests include the development of platforms for combatting infectious disease threats as well as novel manufacturing methods to enable rapid response.
Prior to joining DARPA as a PM, Dr. Jenkins was a Senior Scientist at Gryphon Schafer where she contributed to development of programs targeting infectious disease threats within BTO. Prior to supporting DARPA, Dr. Jenkins studied the virulence factors of, and antibodies targeting, multi-drug resistant bacterial pathogens at MedImmune. She also served as a National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at the United State Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases where she studied virulence mechanisms of biodefense pathogens.
She received her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Chemistry and Chemical Biology from Cornell University and her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biomolecular Science from Clarkson University.
Kevin ODell, Technology Director and DevOps Advocate at State Farm
DevOps successes and challenges featuring Kevin ODell, Technology Director and DevOps Advocate at State Farm, given during Awards Gala.
CES 2021 recap
Join Tech Titans member and 2thedge Founder Ty Harmon for a CES 2021 recap. Ty will share the event's highlights and key takeaways.
Dr. John Whyte, CEO of WebMD
Dr. John Whyte, CEO of WebMD, discuss how COVID-19 has changed the expectations of health care
Tech Titans team engagement, getting involved
Join Tech Titans Board Chair Amy Wheelus and a panel of active volunteers to hear about how and why to get involved with Tech Titans as a volunteer!
Virtual Expo featuring Ed Kelly, Chief Data Officer for State of Texas and Laila Alequresh, Chief Innovation Officer for the City of Dallas
Featuring Ed Kelly, Chief Data Officer for State of Texas and Laila Alequresh, Chief Innovation Officer for the City of Dallas - February 2, 2021