GSAS Conference Breakout Session #5 bios

3:15 - 4:15 PM:  Careers in Non-Profits - Breakout Session #5.

Elie Track ’88 PhD (Physics) is a senior partner at Hypres, Inc., a small research and development company based in Elmsford, NY.  He spent two years in academic teaching and research at Fairfield University from 2003 to 2005 and currently holds an adjunct professorship at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His work is focused on applications of superconducting electronics which enable high accuracy, high sensitivity, and/or high speed benefits in sensors (including for medical applications), primary metrology standards, wireless communications, and high performance computing. He has served since 2006 at the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) through its Council on Superconductivity, for which he is currently the president. He has served on the board of the Yale Science and Engineering Association since 1999 and was president from 2007 to 2010.  

Gregg Keaney ’05 PhD (Chemistry) began his career at Infinity Pharmaceuticals in Cambridge, Massachusetts. At Infinity, he was involved in drug discovery programs in both medicinal chemistry and process chemistry capacities, and his efforts have contributed toward the discovery of novel treatments for cancer which are currently being evaluated in clinical trials. After six exciting years at Infinity, he decided to take on a new challenge by joining a five-person startup company called H3 Biomedicine. His various roles at H3 Biomedicine have included recruitment of scientific staff, evaluation of scientific programs, and design of small-molecule chemical compound libraries.