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Entrepreneurship Clinics with Jason Mellad

25 April 2024 9.00 - 17.00
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Want to set up your own business? Got an idea but not sure how to realise it? Current Students can benefit from the advice and experience of local entrepreneur and Visiting Fellow, Jason Mellad. Clinics for current students held termly. Slots for Jason's innovation office hours should be booked in advance by emailing

Jason Mellad is an enthusiastic and experienced entrepreneur. Originally from Louisiana, he won a Marshall Scholarship to the University of Cambridge, securing a PhD in Medicine in 2009. After a period in bioscience research and business development, he became CEO of Cambridge Epigenetix, a world-leading company extracting information from DNA sequences. He then established Start Codon, the Cambridge-based life sciences venture builder, which invests in and nurtures a wide range of biotech companies.

He is also co-owner of the LAB cocktail bar, a bioscience-themed venue on Regent Street, which plays a surprisingly important role in the Cambridge biotech scene. He is a Business Board Member of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.