Person: Dr Cynthia Goh

Dr Cynthia Goh

Dr Cynthia Goh has been appointed inaugural academic director of the Banting & Best Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (BBCIE). Goh is a Univ of Toronto-based entrepreneurial academic with several appointments in the departments of chemistry, materials science and engineering and the Munk School of Global Affairs. She is also the founding director of the…

Dr Marc Mansour

Dr Marc Mansour has stepped down as CEO of Halifax-based Immunovaccine Inc after 14 years. Mansour will be replaced in an acting capacity while the firm conducts a search for his replacement. Acting CEO Frederic Ors joined Immunovaccine last year from Medicago Inc (now a subsidiary of Mitsubishi) with responsibility for licencing, intellectual property and…

Dr Eric Snowberg

Dr Eric Snowberg has been appointed a Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in political economy (data-intensive methods in economics) at the Univ of British Columbia. The appointment is the first in Canada in the field of social science, UBC’s third CERC and the 26th CERC awarded to date. Snowberg comes to UBC from the California…