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Industrial Liaison Officers

Erik Vogan

Program Director

ilo photoErik Vogan joined the Office of Corporate Relations on June 1, 2015 as Sr. Industrial Liaison Officer.

Erik comes to the Office of Corporate Relations with many years of experience in research, technology and business development, and partnering, particularly in the area of biotechnology and life sciences. Most recently, Erik has been working as a consultant to Boston-area venture capital and biotechnology companies. Erik is a biochemist and structural biologist with more than a decade of drug discovery experience.

At Beryllium Discovery Corporation, Erik was Vice President of Drug Discovery, leading functions in Business Development and Research. At Permeon Biologics, Erik founded the research laboratory and served as Director, Protein Sciences. Erik has also held positions as Staff Scientist and Head of Structural Biology at Acceleron Pharma and Senior Scientist in the Structural Biology group at Wyeth Research.

Erik earned his B.S. in Genetics at the University of California, Davis and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at Brandeis University working with Gregory Petsko. Erik performed his post doctoral studies in the laboratory of Stephen C. Harrison at Harvard Medical School and Children's Hospital, Boston.

He has numerous patents, publications, and presentations to his credit.


Education

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Ph.D. in Biochemistry

University of California, Davis, CA
B.S. degree in Genetics

Contact

Phone: 617-258-6589
evogan@mit.edu
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Assistant:Stefanie Hanlon
Phone: 617-253-0413
shanlon@mit.edu
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