Dr. John Cavanagh joins office of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development
Dr. Terri Lomax, Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation, and Economic Development has announced that Dr. John Cavanagh, William Neal Reynolds Professor of Biochemistry, has joined the Office of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Development to aid especially in the areas of life and biomedical sciences.
Dr. Cavanagh is well suited for this assignment due to his extensive history of successful funding from the NIH, NSF, DOD, and biomedical foundations. Dr. Cavanagh received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Surrey and his Ph.D. in NMR Spectroscopy from the University of Cambridge. Prior to arriving at NC State in 2000 he was on the faculty at Purdue University. Dr. Cavanagh is a co-founder of Agile Sciences, an NC State startup company located on Centennial Campus, and received the 2012 NC State Entrepreneur of the Year award.