Apr 2019

11th April 2019 Eversheds Sutherland, Kett House, Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2JY Event type: Social

In this talk How to start something amazing, scientist entrepreneur Jason Mellad will cover his personal journey from academia to biotech and the Board room. He will focus in particular on the importance of spotting and seizing opportunities, working collaboratively, and paying it forward to help the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Speaker – Jason Mellad

Jason is a scientist entrepreneur passionate about translating innovative technologies into more effective therapies and better patient outcomes. As CEO of Start Codon, he aims to identify healthcare startups with the most groundbreaking technologies, then seed fund and mentor them to help drive their success.

Previously, he was CEO of Cambridge Epigenetix which has developed a proprietary epigenetic biomarker discovery platform for the development of new diagnostic assays and the identification of novel drug targets. While at Cambridge Epigenetix, Jason transformed the research tools company into a leading liquid biopsy player and led two successful fundraises (Series B and C) for a total of $51m.

Jason was awarded a Marshall Scholarship to obtain his PhD in Medicine from the University of Cambridge with a focus on the molecular mechanisms regulating vascular remodeling within coronary artery bypass grafts. He has a BSc (Summa Cum Laude) in Molecular Biology and Chemistry from Tulane University.

Connect with Jason Mellad: @StartCodon (Instagram and twitter)


  • 6:30 pm Networking/Meet a member over snacks and refreshments
  • 7:00 pm Talk: How to start something amazing
  • 9:00 pm Pub

May 2019

17th May 2019 Hoorn Event type: Social

You have to be a member to attend this event.

Dear JCI member!


We are proud to organize the 2019 edition of the Twinning in the Netherlands!

As you know this is a once in a five year opportunity, so don’t miss it!

It will be a great weekend full of fun, food, drinks, competions and also some learning by doing!

The great thing about Twinning is the variety of cultures which will be mixed for one weekend!


We will make you experience the Golden age which lasted througout 17th century. Especially for the beautiful city of Hoorn the most prosperous period, because of the Dutch East India Company


If you join the Twinning we will make sure you will have a great weekend!


The costs for the entire weekend will be 166 euro p.p.

If you want to sleep in a hotel instead of Home hospitality there will be extra costs. (Just fill in the form and we will contact you.)

Stay overnight

We hope to provide home hospitality for everybody who wants this.

A couple of days before the event we will send you your home hospitality


If you prefer a hotel just fill this in the form.

We can make a deal for you.

You can also choose to arrange something yourself.

Saturdays party

We will organize a great  golden age party! on Saturday evening. It will be great if you take your theme Clothing! Think about Pirates, World explorers or a Captain of the Dutch East Indian Company!


Just take a warm coat. We will be on the water a certain point.

There will be some water activities so if you want to join take a swimming gear

and Towel with you.

And of course… A great costume for the Party!

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