Roy Lefkowitz

UC San Diego , 2010
Ph.D. , Bioengineering
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San Diego


Roy received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from UCLA in 2005. In his senior year, his research focused on the development of automated 'lab-on-a-chip' devices for the detection of oral cancer biomarkers in whole saliva. He went on to obtain his M.S. in 2007 and his Ph.D. in 2010, both in Bioengineering at UCSD. His graduate studies focused on developing technology for the detection of biomarkers for physiological shock and cancer directly in whole blood. He has served in leadership roles in numerous student organizations where he helped organize activities ranging from an event dedicated to encouraging high school students to attend college to a sponsored trip to the San Diego Opera. An entrepreneur, he was part of the team "Biological Dynamics" that won 1st place at UCSD's Entrepreneur Challenge and that was a finalist in the DFJ-Cisco Global Business Plan competition.


UC San Diego

Ph.D. , Bioengineering

Class of 2010

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