Patricia Lawman, PhD, co-founder and CEO of Morphogenesis, Inc., received her graduate education in molecular biology and immunology from the College of Medicine at the University of Florida where she served as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. Prior to founding Morphogenesis, Dr. Lawman was Division Director of Cancer Molecular Biology at the Walt Disney Memorial Cancer Institute in Orlando, FL, where she initiated and coordinated molecular biology, gene targeting and universal stem cell projects. She has held adjunct faculty positions at the University of Central Florida and the University of South Florida and has served on numerous committees at local/state/federal levels. Dr. Lawman holds over 25 patents and as many publications and has received multiple honors, including 2012 Tampa Bay Business Journal Technology Business Woman of the Year. Under her direction, Morphogenesis has raised over $25M and is about to enter Phase II human clinical trials for its cancer immunotherapy.