Chairman of the Grants Committee
1 Belvedere Ave. Suite D
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Dr. Lorrence H. Green earned a PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology from Indiana University. He subsequently completed a three year postdoctoral research fellowship at Harvard University which focused on recombinant DNA and genetics.
Dr. Green then joined Analytab Products, a subsidiary of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and a major manufacturer of in vitro diagnostic test kits. During the next twelve years he invented, developed and manufactured over 40 diagnostic test kits, eventually becoming the Director of New Product Development and Product Support. Dr. Green is currently the President of Westbury Diagnostics, Inc. a contract research and development company, which he founded in 1993. The company has worked on projects ranging from susceptibility testing of microorganisms, to manufacturing monoclonal antibodies. Its clients range from large corporations, to venture capital organizations looking to vet companies they are interested in acquiring. Recently, Westbury itself has taken on the role of angel investor.
Dr. Green routinely lectures at four different colleges, and in addition to published peer reviewed articles, in 2015 he co-edited his second book the CRC Practical Handbook of Microbiology, third edition. He is a Director of the Fundamentals of the Bioscience Industry Program at Stony Brook University, and is a frequent speaker on the topic of Scientist/Entrepreneurs.