Monika Magon, PhD is a 2019 LifeArc-AUTM Technology Transfer Fellow, currently starting her career in science entrepreneurship. She recently moved to the Greater Chicago area after completing her postdoctoral research appointment at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. She earned a PhD in Physical Biology at the University College London and received a BSc degree in Biochemistry with Study in Industry from the University of Bristol. Monika has broad expertise in life sciences from cell biology, nanotechnology, imaging, drug and gene delivery, through to biomedical science and rare neuromuscular diseases. She is also passionate about data-driven storytelling, science writing, and communication.