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About: Mary Canady

Mary has a unique blend of technical and marketing experience, allowing her to quickly distill scientific details into an actionable plan to grow biotechnology or life science business. Mary has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and 10 years of direct experimental experience at Duke University, University of California Riverside, and Scripps Research Institute. Mary's scientific career included X-ray crystallography, protein purification and characterization, and computational/visualization techniques. In 2000, Mary left academia and has worked since at Invitrogen, EMD Biosciences, and ActiveSight. Working in a number of capacities in the marketing and business development groups at these companies, Mary has demonstrated success in strategic and tactical marketing. Mary's strengths include developing and implementing marketing plans and strategies, online media, product development, and project management. Mary founded Comprendia in 2008, realizing the need for high-quality marketing services in small and mid-sized biotechnology and life sciences. Mary's wide-ranging contacts in life sciences, drug discovery, diagnostics, and scientific media allow her to bridge diverse specialties towards the goal of meeting clients' needs to grow their business through customized marketing. Mary can be contacted at

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