Our Network


Our network encompasses an elite group of professionals carefully selected based on their expertise in business formation and operations, as well as for their desire and ability to effectively share hard-earned lessons with our program participants.

  • Office Hours - Our director is available to answer any questions and refer inventors to additional resources.

  • Entrepreneurs in Residence - Our network of industry professionals provide their expertise to help translate your discoveries.  After an initial meeting with the director, you may be referred to one of these advisors who may be able to offer his or her help in the specific industry or functional domain.

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BioPharma Alliances and Research Collaborations


  • Larry Schlossman, Managing Director
  • Jessica Tabankin, Director of Operations and Portfolio Management
  • Jill Gold, Director, BioPharma Transactions

BioVenture eLab Team


Connor Dowling is currently the Business and Operations Associate in the BioVenture eLab and joined the eLab at inception in 2016. Prior to joining Weill Cornell Medicine, Connor helped start a logistics technology platform in the trucking space. Serving as Manager of Product and Operations, he focused on product management, business development in the freight broker/shipper space, and operations. The company won Carnegie Mellon University’s McGinnis Venture Competition and was selected to participate in the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA).

Connor previously co-founded the Miss Kate Foundation, a non-profit focused on fundraising for brain cancer research; the foundation's events have been attended by 800+ people in New York City. He began his career at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world's largest business federation, in the Capital Markets Division in Washington D.C. Connor graduated with a degree in Business and Management from Skidmore College where he was an All-Conference lacrosse player and is pursuing a certificate in Biology from MIT.