Afreen Allam


Afreen Allam: Founder/CEO Ms. Allam is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a double major in microbiology and biochemistry. She subsequently graduated from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business with her Masters of Business Administration in finance and banking. She has over 10 years of research in nanomedicine and her extensive studies on applications of carbon nanotechnology in drug delivery and bio-imaging led to the patenting of the Carbon NanoDot technology in 2013. At the age of 17 Ms.Allam had her first DNA sequence published and filed a patent at the age of 20. She has presented at numerous biomedical conferences including the Drugs & Diagnostics Conference, Biotech Research Symposium, and National Tech Connect Conference. She was a Forbes 30 under 30 finalist, Bustle Upstart awardee, Triangle Business Journal’s Rising Star Women in Business for 2019, Durham’s Women’s Achievement awardee, finalist for Mass Challenge, and NYU’s Endless Frontier Lab accelerator finalist.

09.30 - 10.00 Am

Friday 19th Nov

Presentation 2

Target Identification; linking target and chemical properties to desired product pipeline.