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From the Bench to the Clinic: A Career in Research and Development with Ben Maynor, Ph.D. ’04

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Ben Maynor, Ph.D. ('04, Chemistry) is the Senior Vice President of Research and Development at Liquidia Technologies. Dr. Maynor, a co-inventor of Liquidia’s PRINT® technology, has initiated several new drug delivery technology initiatives at Liquidia since joining the company in 2005, including programs in inhaled drug delivery, ophthalmology, and other therapeutic areas. At this session, Dr. Maynor will share his experiences in taking a technology from the bench to the clinic and everything he learned along the way.

About the speaker: Dr. Maynor's research at Duke focused on nanotechnology and materials chemistry. He also holds a B.A. in Chemistry from Harvard University. He has co-authored over 20 peer-reviewed publications in the fields of drug delivery, nano-technology, and colloid science and is a co-inventor of several patents and patent applications in nano-technology and drug delivery.

Lunch will be provided; please bring a beverage to enjoy.

This event is part of the 2018-19 Careers Beyond Academia Series, co-sponsored by The Graduate School, Duke Career Center, and the Office of Postdoctoral Services. Thanks to the Department of Chemistry for co-sponsoring. Questions? Contact The Graduate School's professional development team at

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French Family Science Center, Room 1243
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Event Category

  • Professional Development
  • Professional Adaptability