Portrait of Dr Llewellyn Cox

PaTHways Careers Event: ‘Building an entrepreneurial biotech ecosystem’

Date & timeThursday, 11 November 5:45pm - 6:45pm
LocationTrinity Hall, Chetwode Room
CostFree of charge
Booking closing date Thursday, 11 November 12:00pm
Event type Careers event

Join us for this PaTHways Careers Event being offered by the Trinity Hall Entrepreneurs Network, where you’ll take part in a ‘roundtable’ discussion with Dr Llewellyn Cox, founder and CEO of Lab Launch. Dr Cox has had a fascinating career path and now, through his entrepreneurial company Lab Launch, offers a vital resource for bio-tech start-ups in Los Angeles. Attendees will be able to interact and ask questions throughout the discussion. Come and hear what the entrepreneurial scene is like in the USA and how Llewellyn’s company is making a difference.

The event will take place on Thursday 11 November in the Chetwode Room at Trinity Hall. Please join us from 5:35pm for a prompt start at 5:45pm (GMT). The event will last approximately 1 hour. There is no charge to attend, however, booking is required. Tea, coffee and water will be offered.


PaTHways Careers Event: ‘Building an entrepreneurial biotech ecosystem

Dr Llewellyn Cox’s biography

Dr Llewellyn Cox is founder and CEO of Lab Launch, a biotechnology-focused laboratory network based in Los Angeles. He is also a General Partner at MarsBio VC, a Los Angeles-based venture firm focusing on biotechnology, and manager of the Los Angeles County Bioscience Investment Fund. Llewellyn received a PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology at Cardiff University in the UK, before moving to the US for postdoctoral research in neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. He is also currently adjunct professor in translational biology and science communications at Keck Medicine of USC.

About Lab Launch

Lab Launch creates and operates affordable, quality laboratories for the life sciences industry. They run their own laboratory for start-up biotech companies in Monrovia, CA and work with other organisations to help them develop and operate their own shared lab spaces. Founded by scientists, for scientists, they bring over 15 years of experience and a detail-focused approach to developing and running the most effective facilities to support innovation and commercialisation of biotechnology. Both in their own self-operated facilities and in the spaces they build and run for others, their focus is on providing an environment where scientists enjoy coming to work.

About THEN

The Trinity Hall Entrepreneurs Network aims to encourage entrepreneurship amongst its members, to compliment the work of the University Enterprise Network and to increase engagement with the sphere of innovation and entrepreneurship. Find out more about the opportunities you can access through THEN.

How to register

Online: Online booking is now open – please click here

By email: Contact careers@trinhall.cam.ac.uk with your name and how you heard about the event. If you are an alumnus/alumna of the College, please include your matriculation year.

Please register no later than midday on Wednesday 10 November.


If you have any queries, please contact Oleno Netto on careers@trinhall.cam.ac.uk.