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Speaker Biography

Nalini Murdter

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Dr. Nalini Murdter is a biotech industry veteran with 25 years of business experience. Her career spans early stage as well as large established global businesses across life sciences and diagnostics markets. Dr. Murdter is the Managing Director of the Life Sciences business at JSR Micro, Inc. in Sunnyvale, California. She joined JSR Micro, Inc. from the San Diego Blood Bank, where she was the Chief Business Officer. Prior to that she was the Chief Business Officer at NanoString Technologies, Inc., a molecular diagnostics and life sciences company. Dr. Murdter has held senior management positions at Agilent Technologies in Marketing, Acquisitions, Alliances and Venture Investments and Business Development.

She was the Director of Product and Business Development
at Adeza Biomedical Corp., a women’s healthcare company, which is now a part of Hologic, Inc. Dr. Murdter was on the Board of Directors of the National Lymphedema Network. She currently serves on advisory boards of start-up companies.

Dr. Murdter was an American Cancer Society Fellow and a Senior Research Fellow in the Division of Biology at California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California. She has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Maryland, College Park and an M.B.A. from the Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley, California.