Dilek Dervishogullari, Ph.D.

Dilek Dervishogullari, Ph.D.

Dr. Dervishogullari completed her training in bioelectrochemistry under the mentorship of Dr. David Cliffel, whose research focuses on electrochemical sensor development for organ-on-a-chip systems and utilizing photoactive plant proteins in solar energy conversion. She is knowledgeable in a wide variety of analytical and electrochemical techniques and medical device technologies. Dr. Dervishogullari also served as an intern at Vanderbilt University’s technology transfer and commercialization office. She worked alongside licensing officers and principal investigators to determine the patentability of new pharmaceutical and medical device technologies and assisted in marketing initiatives. She used research findings and data to identify key business and operational insights. Throughout her academic career, Dr. Dervishogullari has authored several peer-reviewed scientific journal publications and presented her work at various national and international conferences. She has extensive experience in communicating science into formats that appeal to both scientific and lay audiences. As an Associate Consultant, Dr. Dervishogullari contributes to Latham BioPharm’s efforts of managing the successful planning and delivery of government and commercial programs and assists in the market research activities and the technical review of new life science products.

Dr. Dervishogullari received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Vanderbilt University and her B.S. in Chemistry from Grinnell College.