BETH ANNE BABER
Ph.D., CEO and Co-founder, The Nicholas Conor Institute
Beth Anne is currently the CEO and co-founder of the The Nicholas Conor Institute and has more than 20 years of academic experience in molecular biology, neurobiology and physiology, cell biology, developmental biology, cancer biology, and signal transduction. Her current research focuses on the understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved in DNA damage repair following treatment with radiation and chemotherapeutic agents. Her work in DNA damage signaling has led to publications in major scientific journals, including Nature and Science. The National Institute of Health, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the Beckman Laser Institute funded her research initiatives at the Salk Institute. Beth Anne received her Ph.D. in Macromolecular Cellular Structure and Chemistry from The Scripps Research Institute. She is the 2007 DLA Piper-Athena FlexMBA Scholarship recipient and received her M.B.A. from the University of California-San Diego Rady School of Management in August 2009.