Dr. Albine Martin brings more than 20 years of technology commercialization, portfolio management and corporate development experience with three public companies representing the biotechnology, diagnostics, genomics and life sciences sector. She also serves as a member of Active Angels, where she syndicated early stage investments and a member of the independent review panel for NSF Phase1/2. She currently serves as COO at Precision Biologics, a clinical development oncology company with a companion diagnostic program. Precision is a clinical stage oncology company and is advancing its first program for colorectal and pancreatic cancer following the acquisition of assets from Neogenix Oncology.
As vice president at Compugen (CGEN), she built the first consumable products revenue model and alliance management programs to advance both diagnostic and early stage antibody candidates utilizing big data as a discovery platform. During her tenure at Life Technologies [LIFE] she led the creation of multiple new markets and technology platforms to support both the research and emerging genomics segments. She held responsibilities for the global portfolio as Senior Business Director and managed Joint Ventures and geographic expansion within the Asia-Pacific region. She has collaborated with FDA/CBER to develop compliance standards and commercialization strategies for ancillary products within the Cellular Therapy arena. She was also part of the team that led the BLA approval and commercialization of the HPV molecular diagnostic test.
Martin served as member of the startup team at Digene Diagnostics [DIGE] and led the creation of the first revenue generating research based business. Martin holds a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland and served as a staff fellow at the National Institutes of Health and is a graduate of the Program on Leadership and Strategy in Pharmaceuticals and Biotech at the Harvard Business School and holds a certificate of Financial Management from Cornell University. Martin is also an advisory member for organizations like the MIT Enterprise Forum of Washington-Baltimore and BioHealth Innovation Inc. which support translation of technologies towards commercialization.