Dec 2, 2021, 2:30 pm5:45 pm


Event Description

Part 2 of 3 - Explore the Life Sciences Track with Joshua Rabinowitz, Daniel Cohen, Mohamed Abou Donia, Andrew Leifer, Sam Wang, and Henk-Jan Boele.
Other CPI parts:
Part 1 of 3 - Dean for Research Pablo Debenedetti, Provost Deborah Prentice, and Vice Dean for Innovation Rodney Priestley lead the opening remarks for keynote speaker Ed Felten. Anne-Marie Maman, executive director of the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council, announces the winner of the Tiger Entrepreneur Award.Part 3 of 3 - Explore the Tech Track with Bruce Koel, Fatima Ebrahimi, Andrew Houck, Ruby Lee, Adam Finkelstein, and Jiaqi Su. 

The annual Celebrate Princeton Innovation showcase features short talks about research discoveries that have the potential to improve life, benefit the planet, and grow the economy. In this session, Princeton researchers discussed how they are making a difference through their discoveries and entrepreneurial spirit. The event was organized by Princeton’s Office of Technology Licensing and supported by the intellectual property law firm of Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP. See a full schedule with speakers, presentation topics and timestamps below.

This session was part of Engage 2021, Princeton University's 2nd annual innovation and entrepreneurship conference. The conference was live streamed December 1-2, 2021. Engage brings together researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, industry, government and stakeholders from throughout the innovation ecosystem to catalyze the transformation of research into innovations that impact the world. Engage 2021 was hosted by Princeton Innovation and organized by the Office of Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations.


Princeton Innovation is the University’s campus-wide initiative to extend the benefits of Princeton discoveries into the world to create solutions for humanity. Princeton Innovation emerges from the University’s commitment to service, research and education.


Session Date and Time: Thursday, December 2, 2021, 2:30 PM-5:45 PM ET



(00:00) Faculty Innovators: Life Sciences Track (moderated by Prabhpreet Gill, Office of Licensing Technology)

• (1:33) Josh Rabinowitz: Therapy that robs cancer of its growth potential

• (11:33) Daniel Cohen: Bioelectric programming of cell behavior and tissue healing

• (21:12) Mohamed Donia: Method for screening the gut microbiome’s effects on drug metabolism and safety

• (35:18) Andrew Leifer: Princeton Open Ventilation Monitor

• (45:45) Sam Wang and Henk-Jan Boele: Smartphone-based neurobehavioral testing in the blink of an eye


Celebrate Princeton Innovation 2021 was organized by the Office of Technology Licensing.