Skip to main content

Yale Lifesciences PitchFest button Yale Lifesciences PitchFest

PF 2018 winners

Four faculty members took home cash prize awards on Dec. 12, 2018 after a full day of pitching their lifesciences projects at Pitchfest, hosted by the Office of Cooperative Research.

A panel of judges and industry partners reviewed and assessed 31 presentations throughout the day and awarded prizes to Drs. Alanna Schepartz, Paul Turner and John Deacon in the amount of $1,000 and Dr. Anna Pyle $1,500 for hers.  

Dr. Schepartz, Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, took home the award for Most Innovative Breakthrough for her pitch on moving therapeutic proteins into the cytosol and nucleus.