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Professional in Residence: Debkishore Mitra, PhD, CTO and Co-founder, Lucira Health
June 8, 2021 @ 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday, June 8, 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm: Career path presentation/discussion
Thursday, June 10: Entrepreneurship mentoring/advising (small groups)
Debkishore (Deb) Mitra completed his PhD in Bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco and an undergrad in Biotechnology at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He has an extensive background in bioengineering, infectious disease biology, assay development, and the development of microfluidic platforms and systems. He co-founded and served as the Chief Technology Officer for Lucira Health. He led the technical team that developed the first-ever at-home molecular test for COVID-19. His interests lie in the commercialization of tools and technologies at the interface of microfluidics and bioengineering systems.