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About University Lab Partners


University Lab Partners is an independent, non-profit project of the Beall Family Foundation. It was founded in partnership with the University of California Irvine Beall Applied Innovation. Our open innovation platform enables lifescience & medtech companies to access unique research capabilities and a network of technical, business, and talent resources at an economical cost.

Located in UCI Research Park

Central location in the heart of the nation’s largest economy offers direct access to the 405 and 55 freeways and 73 toll road

Home to the world’s most inventive companies including Medtronic, Acorns, and Skyworks

Powered by the convergence of world-class research at UCI, a STEM-rich talent pool and top-ten venture capital funding

A smart collection of workday conveniences includes auto-detail services, EV charging stations, and bike share programs

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An independent, non-profit program


The Beall Family Foundation is committed to promoting entrepreneurial excellence.  As such, it operates ULP as a non-profit to bring the most value to its membership and the surrounding community.  Operating under a “pay-it-forward” mentality, the foundation recognizes its responsibility in shepherding sustainable innovation for future generations to come.

The University Lab Partners Residents

The University Lab Partners Board of Directors

Greg Bohdan

Chief Financial Officer, Bohdan Corp.

Hareem Maune

Head of Strategic Accelerator, Office of the CTO, Applied Materials

John Gerace

President, DiaSorin Molecular LLC

Ken Beall

Founder & President, University Lab Partners and Managing Partner, Dartbrook Partners, LLC

The University Lab Partners Advisory Board

Alex Vayser

Founder, Former CTO & Advisor, Invuity

Andy Goren

President & Chief Medical Officer, Applied Biology, Inc.

Arie Shen

Founder, Madas Inc.

Ben Katz

Protein Mass Spectrometrist, UCI Chemistry

Bob Genthert

Managing Director, EvoNexus Irvine

Brady Beauchamp

Co-Founder & COO, Debut Biotechnology

Bryan Nowroozi

Director of R&D, TheraNova, LLC

Dane Groeneveld

CEO, PTS Advance

Dave Licata

President and CEO, 1200 Pharma

David Tiemeier

Managing Director Research Translation, UCI Beall Applied Innovation

Debra Liebert

Managing Director, Domain Associates

Elliot Botvinick

Professor, UCI Biomedical Engineering and Serial Entrepreneur

Francis Duhay

President & COO, Aegis Surgical Inc. and Atrius Inc.

Gregory Weiss

Co-Founder & Board of Directors, PhageTech Inc. and Professor, UCI Chemistry

Joshua Britton

CEO, Debut Biotechnology

Kristin Power

Business Development Director, Charles River Laboratories Inc.

Leonard Brandt

Founding CEO, CNS Response and Chairman of the Board, Applied Biology

Luis Vasquez

Associate Director, Venture Capital Collaboration, UCI Beall Applied Innovation

Mark Bachman

CTO + Co-Founder, Xidas, Inc. and Co-founder & Associate Director of UCI’s Integrated Nanosystems Research Facility

Mark Logomasini

Sr. Partner & Founder, Foothill Scientific Associates

Matt Sand

President and Co-Founder, 3DEO

Maysam Pessian

Associate, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Michael Koeris

Serial Entrepreneur; Co-Founder, Sample 6 and Board Member of AddGene, Corvium, and Xeno Bio

Michael O’Meara

Partner & Member of Board of Directors, Auctus Capital Partners

Michelle Khine

Professor, UCI Biomedical Engineering and Serial Entrepreneur

Monica C. Alfisi, CBPA

Certified Business Performance Advisor, Insperity

Nadine Afari

Manager, Research Programs, CHOC Children's

Paul Strasma

CEO, Capillary Biomedical, Inc.

Richard Sudek

Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Director, UCI Beall Applied Innovation

Rodney Brenneman

Founder & CEO, E3 MedTech, Inc. and Principal, V-Flow Medical

Shiv Grewal

Co-Founder & Managing Member, Auctus Global Capital Group

The University Lab Partners Team

Karin Koch

Ecosystem Director

Linda McCarthy

Site Director

Madison Chi

ULP Intern

Martha Delgado

Administrative Assistant

Samuel Cho

Marketing and Customer Experience Manager