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Industry Liaison

Erik Vogan

Program Director

ilo photoErik Vogan joined the Office of Corporate Relations in 2015.

Erik brings to the Office of Corporate Relations numerous years of experience in big data and analytics, business development and partnering, and research and technology development, particularly in the areas of biotechnology and life sciences. Prior to joining the Office of Corporate Relations, Erik worked as a consultant to Boston-area venture capital and biotechnology companies and was a cofounder of Krypton Immuno-oncology.

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. Prior to that, Erik held positions as Head of Structural Biology at Acceleron Pharma and Senior Scientist 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, followed by postdoctoral work in the laboratory of Stephen C. Harrison at Harvard Medical School and Children's Hospital, Boston. Erik recently completed his MBA at MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

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


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
M.B.A., Sloan School of Management

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

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


Phone: 617-258-6589
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Phone: 617-253-0408
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