Colleen recently joined Canaan’s Healthcare Team as an Investment Analyst. Previously, she worked as a chemist at Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Research Services. Her responsibilities included ordering and release testing of raw materials and analytical support of drug product development, ranging from preclinical feasibility studies to commercial supply. Recently she also interned as a bioscience analyst for the inaugural class of Entrepreneurship Lab NYC, an accelerator program for healthcare startups.
Colleen holds a PhD in Cellular and Molecular Physiology from Yale University, where her research was aimed at identifying a role for aberrant intracellular calcium signals in the development of metabolic syndrome. She served as co-president of the Yale Healthcare and Life Sciences Club and organized the annual Yale Business of Biotech seminar. Colleen also holds a Bachelor’s in Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania.
Go Big or Go Home
I love to be outside and I love to race. I compete in running, cycling, and triathlon races including Ironman. I also enjoy cooking vegetarian meals and making everything I can from scratch.