Dr. Day is a seasoned business development professional with more than 30 years of experience in the biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industries. She has hands-on operational and executive management experience in the non-profit, for-profit, and startup environments. Most recently she was Senior Director of Business Development for Ferring Pharmaceuticals. Prior to that, Dr. Day ran a successful consulting practice.
She has previously served as Vice President of Business Development at what is now the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, Vice President of Business Development at Conforma Therapeutics, Senior Director of Business Development at Molecumetics Ltd., Associate Director of Corporate Development at Ligand Pharmaceuticals. She was Ligand Pharmaceuticals’ first Project Manager and began her biotechnology career at Invitrogen Corporation where she held various scientific positions.
Dr. Day received her B.Sc., B.Sc. Honors, and Ph.D. degrees in Biochemistry from the University of Adelaide, Australia. She completed her postdoctoral training at the University of Southern California and the La Jolla Cancer Research Center.