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Toby Beth Freedman, Ph.D.
President, Synapsis Search
Author: "Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development" published by Cold Spring Harbor Press

Toby launched Synapsis Search in 2006 after completing her book, Career Opportunities in Biotechnology and Drug Development (see www.careersbiotech.com). She formed her company with the goal of providing quality recruiting services for emerging biotechnology and drug development companies.

Toby previously worked at BioQuest, an executive retained search firm with a life science focus. At BioQuest she recruited and placed VP and CEO level executives in biotechnology companies. Prior to that she served as Director of Business Development at SLIL Biomedical, an emerging drug discovery company developing polymer therapeutics for cancer and other diseases.

Toby received a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As an NIH Fellow, she conducted postdoctoral research at Harvard University and at the University of Texas-Austin. As an undergraduate at UC Berkeley and UC Davis, she studied molecular evolution and gene regulation.

Toby is the Program Chair at the BioScience Forum, www.biosf.org, a non-profit educational organization serving the Bay Area life science community.

Synapsis is the biological phenomena of the pairing of homologous chromosomes, hence the tag line,
"Pairing Candidates with Companies."
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Toby Freedman, Ph.D.


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