Dedicated to ensuring the success of the bioscience industry in the state of Connecticut.

The BioCT Leadership and Board of Directors brings industry expertise, advice, and support to the Connecticut bioscience community. This team looks forward to serving as mentors and advisors to our members.

BioCT Leadership

Dawn Hocevar
President & CEO, BioCT
BioCT

Peter Farina, Ph.D.
Co-Chair, BioCT
Executive in Residence,
Canaan Partners

Stanley Choy, M.B.A.
Co-Chair & Treasurer, BioCT
Bioscience Entrepreneur

Paul Hughes, J.D.
Secretary, BioCT
Partner, Wiggin and Dana, LLP

BioCT Board of Directors

Mostafa Analoui, Ph.D.
Executive Director of Venture Development and Technology Incubation Program (TIP),
UConn

Robert Bettigole, MPPM
Managing Partner,
Elm Street Ventures

John Burkhardt, Ph.D.
Vice President,
Global Drug Safety Research and Development,
Groton Labs Site Director,
Pfizer

Stanley Choy, M.B.A.
Bioscience Entrepreneur

Peter R. Farina, Ph.D.
Executive in Residence,
New York Corridor,
Canaan Partners

Cynthia D. Green, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Managing Director,
Connecticut Innovations (CI)

Dawn Hocevar
President & CEO,
BioCT

John G. Houston, Ph.D.
President & CEO,
Arvinas

Paul Hughes, J.D.
Partner,
Wiggin and Dana, LLP

Richard Jacob, M.A.
Associate Vice President for Federal Relations,
Yale University

Isaac Ro
Chief Financial Officer,
Sema4

Megan Rosengarten, M.B.A.
President, Surgical Robotics,
Medtronic

David I. Scheer, M.S.
President,
Scheer and Company

Eleanore Seibert, Ph.D.
Vice-President, Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics,
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Erika Smith, M.B.A.
CEO,
ReNetX Bio, Inc

J. Dormer Stephen, J.D.
Partner,
Shipman & Goodwin, LLP

Elizabeth Sullivan, M.S.
Executive Director, Quality – Business Planning and Strategic Ventures,
Alexion

Eleanor L. Tandler, M.B.A.
CEO,
Affinimark

BioCT Board of Directors, Chair Emeriti

Kevin Rakin
Co-Founder,
HighCape Partners

David W. Keiser
Director,
Tetherex Pharmaceuticals

BioCT Board of Directors, Director Emeriti

Frank J. Marco, J.D.
Special Counsel,
Wiggin and Dana, LLP

Harry H. Penner, Jr., LL.M.
Co-Founder &Chairman,
Affinimark

BioCT Past President & CEO

Susan Froshauer, Ph.D.
Past President & CEO,
BioCT

Testimonial

“Why should you join BioCT? Whether large or small, if you are looking for: support, resources, funding, facilities, networking, connections, events, discounts/savings, talent, community exposure or more… BioCT is the first place to look. If we don’t have the answer, we will help you find it. Why not join today?”

Dawn Hocevar

President & CEO
BioCT