CVRTI’s Abhijit Mondal, MS. has been invited again to be a Student Associate at the Lassonde New Venture Development Center for the coming academic year (2013-14). The Lassonde Center mentors and assists students/researchers towards determining commercialization potential of technologies coming out of University of Utah labs. Students from all backgrounds are competitively selected and receive a partial stipend. They are trained in the various disciplines involved with early stage business development. Mr. Mondal is pursuing his Ph.D. in Bioengineering under the direction of Dr. Alonso P. Moreno.