Ellie brings in-depth expertise in biomedical engineering and chemistry to her role at Synapse. She is passionate about bringing ideas from conception to execution, with an eye towards IP development and commercialization.
Before joining Synapse, Ellie worked for a US-based start-up company developing technologies for the lab-grown meat industry. A key part of her role was building business partnerships to accelerate R&D and secure supply chain logistics.
During her PhD at the University of Toronto, she led a collaborative team of academic and industry partners to develop novel treatments for aggressive brain cancer. With an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of Prince Edward Island, Ellie is excited to promote UPEI innovations.