UB CBE alumni and student take top prize at Bright Buffalo Niagara Competition

Published December 16, 2016

Charles Jones and Marie Beitelshees were recently selected for participation in Bright Buffalo Niagara, a local entrepreneurial competition to encourage commercial translation of their prior and ongoing doctoral research projects.

The pair were representing Abcombi Biosciences, a vaccine development company Jones formed in 2015 together with CBE faculty member Blaine Pfeifer, and claimed the grand prize which included a $20,000 cash award. Jones is the CEO of Abcombi Biosciences while Beitelshees is completing her Ph.D. under Dr. Pfeifer [read more]